NEWTON -- Mrs. Alfonsina Q. “Al” (Sablan) Schmidt, age 87, of Newton, Illinois, passed away at 5:57 AM – Sunday, January 7, 2018, at Brookstone Estates in Charleston, Illinois. Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10:30 AM – Thursday, January 11, 2018, at St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church in Newton, Illinois, with Fr. Dean Probst celebrating mass. Burial will be in the Westlawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Newton, Illinois. Visitation will be held 4:00 – 7:00 PM – Wednesday, January 10, 2018, at the church and ½ hour before the mass. In loving memory of Al, memorials may be made to the St. Thomas School. The obituary can be viewed and condolences left at www.meyerfh.com. Alfonsina Quitano Sablan better known as “Al” was born on October 30, 1930, in Agat, Guam, the daughter of Cecilio and Dolores (Quitano) Sablan. It was in Guam that she met a Marine, Delbert Leo Schmidt. Al married Delbert, the love of her life on April 24, 1954, and he preceded her in death June 22, 1994. Al is survived by: 7 children - Debbie (Rob) Matson of Sparta, Illinois; Alfred (Tonna) Schmidt of Dayton, Ohio; Dolores Metzger of Charleston, Illinois; Tony (Vellena) Schmidt of Newton, Illinois; Denise (Wes) Winters of Casey, Illinois; Andy (Ekco) Schmidt of Newton, Illinois; and Allan (Tammy) Schmidt of Greenville, North Carolina. 18 grandchildren - Alison, Bryan (Heather), Lisa (Brian), Trish (Thomas), Tyler, Jordan (Mina), LoraLe (Ted), Tarcy, Jeanné, Taylor, Bobbi Jo (Darren), Jasmine, Frederick, Cecelia, Olivia, AJ, Braxton, Isaiah 15 great grandchildren - Haylee, Liam, Daxxon, Kason, Riley, Cameron, Ethan, Colby, Cowen, Henley, Conley, Mason Berry, Angelina, Ryker and Adrianne several step grandchildren and great grandchildren brother-in-law - Antonio Terlaje of Agat, Guam sisters-in-law - Rowena Wagy and Florence Schmidt both of Newton, Illinois along with numerous nieces, nephews and friends.