Lois Hallie Schmid

28 May 1918–24 December 2016 (Age 98)
Montpelier, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States

The Life Summary of Lois Hallie

When Lois Hallie Schmid was born on 28 May 1918, in Montpelier, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States, her father, Charles August Schmid, was 25 and her mother, Martha Jubilee Dewey, was 20. She married Gordon Henry Soper on 25 October 1941, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. She lived in Bear Lake, Idaho, United States in 1920 and West Montpelier Election Precinct, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States in 1940. She died on 24 December 2016, in Sandy, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 98, and was buried in Montpelier City Cemetery, Montpelier, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Forney William Berkstresser
1915–2008
Lois Hallie Schmid
1918–2016
Marriage: July 1996

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    July 1996Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (3)

    World Events (8)

    1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment
    Age 1
    The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
    1921 · One of The Oldest Coasters in the World
    Age 3
    Utah is home to one of the oldest coasters in the world that is still operational. The Roller Coaster, at Lagoon Amusement park, is listed number 5.
    1944 · The G.I Bill
    Age 26
    The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Kurt, Otto, Erwin, Hans, Heinz, Merwin, Alois, Franz, Fritz, Guenter, Hermann, Johann.South German: variant of Schmidt ‘blacksmith’. This form of the surname is also found in France (mainly Alsace and Lorraine), Czechia, Hungary, and some other European countries.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

    Schmidt

    Story Highlight

    An Interview with Lois Hallie (Schmid) Soper (Bedard)(Berkstresser)

    An Interview with Lois Hallie (Schmid) Soper (Bedard)(Berkstresser) transcribed 7 September 1992 by Nyle Soper I was born in a very small one bedroom house, at home. We had an outhouse out back. The …

    Sources (19)

    • Lois Hattie Schmid Soper in household of Gordon Henery Soper, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Lois Hattie Schmid Soper in household of Gorden Henery Soper, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Lois H Soper, "California Marriage Index, 1960-1985"

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