Congratulating Mr. and Mrs. Ernie Schmidt upon the occasion of their 60th Wedding Anniversary

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating Mr. and Mrs. Ernie Schmidt upon
the occasion of their 60th Wedding Anniversary

WHEREAS, Floy and Ernie Schmidt of East Amherst, New York, formerly of
Clarence, were united in marriage on March 21, 1953 in Clarence Center,
New York; and
WHEREAS, Floy and Ernie Schmidt joyously celebrated their 60th Wedding
Anniversary with a family dinner hosted by their son and daughter-in-
law, Ron and Deb Schmidt; and
WHEREAS, For more than 50 years they have attended Zion Lutheran
Church, which is located across from where their wedding ceremony took
place; and
WHEREAS, They are the proud parents of five children and have nine
grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; and
WHEREAS, Ernie Schmidt is retired from Greyhound Bus after 37 years of
dedicated service and enjoys a variety of sports, especially bowling;
WHEREAS, Floy Schmidt is retired from the Williamsville Central School
District's Maintenance Department and enjoys quilting and golf; and
WHEREAS, Floy and Ernie Schmidt are and always have been a tower of
strength, support, understanding and limitless love for their family;
WHEREAS, Their love, devotion, caring, sensitivity and responsiveness
to their family, friends and all who know them are their hallmark and
tradition; and
WHEREAS, Floy and Ernie Schmidt have lived and continue to live their
lives with great dignity and genuine grace, always demonstrating a deep
and continuing concern for human values and ideals, and in so doing,
they have inspired others to do the same; and
WHEREAS, This meaningful occasion is the result of the love, hard work
and spirit that this couple has invested in their marriage; and
WHEREAS, These same values they have passed to their loved ones,
producing a family that is close-knit and supportive of its individual
members, public-minded in its relations to the community and committed
to the ideals of citizenship upon which this Nation was founded; and
WHEREAS, Floy and Ernie Schmidt have touched the lives of their family
and many friends through the shining example of their marriage, which is
a testament to the devotion and admiration which they possess for one
another; and
WHEREAS, The longevity of this enduring marriage truly marks a mile-
stone in life's journey, an event of personal triumph and joy; and
WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body that when an occa-
sion of such importance is brought to our attention, the same should be
memorialized by us for the edification and emulation of others; now,
therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
congratulate Floy and Ernie Schmidt upon the occasion of their 60th
Wedding Anniversary; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Mr. and Mrs. Ernie Schmidt.


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