Born Dec. 9, 1926 in Rittman, she was the daughter of Atlee and Susie (Cameron) Hostetler. She had been a Hiram resident for more than 30 years.
Mrs. Schmiel was a home health care employee for Loving Care in Deerfield.
She was a member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Liberty, Ohio.
Survivors include her husband, Robert, whom she married Oct. 30, 1954; sons, David (Juli) of Egg Harbor, Wis., Paul (Katherine) of Queensbury, N.Y., James (Valerie) of Euclid, and Karl (Beth) of Garrettsville; daughters, Mrs. William (Karen) Criblez of Mantua, Mrs. Ron (Nancy) Lemire of Waterford, Mich., Mrs. Earl (Annaliese) Delmarter of Florida and Bethany Schmiel of Garrettsville; and 12 grandchildren. Her brother, Marion, and sister, Charlene, died previously.
Calling hours will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Mallory-DeHaven-Carlson Funeral Home in Garrettsville, where services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, with the Rev. Larry Wiederich officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery in Hiram.