Cousin Bernadine’s Hager Schnitzel Recipe

Hager Schnitzel Creator: Bernadine (Schmidt) Messner Circa: 1950 Ingredients: 1 lb. ½ inch thick beef or pork cutlets (buy tenderized or place between 2 wax papers and flatten) 2 eggs ½ cup water 1 tsp. salt ¾ tsp. pepper 1 ½ cup crumbs ¾ cup flour ¾ cup butter or margarine Directions: Dredge the cutlets […]

Henry and Celina (Wirtz) Schmidt family

Henry Jr. and Celina (Wirtz) Schmidt and their children: (From left to right) Back row: Arnold Schmidt (farmer — Gaylord, MN); Joyce Abbell (interior designer — Bethesda, MD); Gladys Gruendemann (3M/antique furniture restorer — Hutchinson, MN); Lyle Schmidt (farmer — Hutchinson, MN); Marjorie Bucklin (3M worker — Hutchinson, MN and Orlando, FL); Eldwin Schmidt (trucker […]

Cousins Sandy and Bernadine Help Identify Photos

Thanks to our cousins Sandra Schmidt and Bernadine (Schmidt) Messner for helping to identify the faces in a whole load of photographs from the Henry and Celina (Wirtz) Schmidt branch of the family! In this photograph, you can see, from left to right: Celina (Wirtz) Schmidt, Mary Ann (Schmidt) Thiem, Arline (Schmidt) Lindstrand, and Bernadine […]