Williamsburg- Lydia Louise Schirmer was born November 1, 1984 in Iowa City, Iowa. The daughter of Tony and Jean (Buser) Schirmer. She graduated from Williamsburg High School in 2003. Lydia has worked for the Handimart and now Casey's as a manager for 16 years. She truly enjoyed her job and greeting people. Lydia also enjoyed spending time with her daughter and her family, camping, family vacations, reading, bowling, anything Disney and ghost hunting. Lydia died in an auto accident on Saturday, November 2, 2019 at the age of 35.
She is survived by her mother, Jean Schirmer; father, Tony (Cindy O'Brien) Schirmer; her daughter, Alexandria Schirmer; a sister, Amanda (Cody) Murray; a brother, Anthony Schirmer, niece and nephews, Jordan, Mikaly and Colton Murray all of Williamsburg; grandmother, Mary Schirmer of Cedar Rapids and many aunts, uncles and cousins. She was preceded in death by grandparents, Robert and Dorothy Buser, Lynette Townsend and John Schirmer.
Celebration of Life Service will be 10:30 am Monday, November 11, 2019 at the First Presbyterian Church in Williamsburg. Burial will be at Oak Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday from 3:00 to 7:00 pm at the Powell Funeral Home in Williamsburg. A general memorial has been established. Messages and tributes may be left at www.powellfuneralhomes.com.