Joan Schmutz

Joan Schmutz passed away on October 13, 2020 surrounded by her loving family. Joan was born on February 11, 1934 to William Bertie and Hazel Bentley Bradshaw in St. George, Utah.

She attended elementary school at Woodward School and attended Dixie High School in St. George.

Joan married Harold Schmutz in 1954 in the St. George Temple. They lived for a short time in Logan, Utah and Las Vegas, NV before settling back in St. George.

Joan is survived by her three children: Brent (Stephanie) Schmutz of St. George, Diane (Randy) Lucky of Hurricane, and Shannon Schmutz of Cedar City. She is also survived by four grandchildren: Jamie (Matt) Lucky, Kayla (Kirt) Lucky, Lindsey (Mark) Foster, Tyler (Ashlinn) Schmutz and great Grandchildren, Oliver, Ava and Amber. She was preceded in death by her husband Harold Schmutz.

Joan worked at Dixie Pioneer Memorial Hospital and then at Dixie Medical Center in St. George for almost 50 years.

She was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served in many capacities.

Graveside service is on Friday, October 16, 2020, 10:00 a.m. at the St. George City Cemetery. The family requests face coverings for everyone’s safety.

In lieu of flowers, please  make a donation to your favorite charity.

Arrangements are made under the direction of Spilsbury Mortuary, 110 S Bluff Str. St. George, UT. Friends and family are invited to sign her online guestbook at






10:00 a.m.
St. George City Cemetery
650 E Tabernacle St, St. George, UT 84770

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6 Responses

  1. Hi Brent. Just wanted to say that I’m sorry to see your mom’s passing. Thinking of you and your family. She was always so kind during all the times growing up and going to your house. What a happy reunion for her and Harold. Here’s wishing and hoping you’re doing well.

  2. We had so many happy trips and fun times together. We shall always remember our retirement years traveling with the Schmutz’s and friends. What a great lady. We all loved her. We wish you well and may God Bless. Love, the Fullers

  3. So sorry to hear of Joans passing. What a sweet lady.
    Joan was my visiting teacher for many years and was faithful in coming to see me, even if she didn’t feel good.
    Her and Harold I’m sure are having a great reunion.
    May you all find comfort and peace at this time.
    Rae Coombs

  4. What a beautiful lady. Growing up with Diane we had many great times at her home. Joan was always so nice and fun to be around. Happy time for her she get’s to see Harold , sad time for the family adjusting to her absence. She will be missed. Now you and the family will have two angels watching over you. Love ya, Jana

  5. I will miss you Aunt Joan. May you rest in and enjoy being with Uncle Harold and the rest who have gone before. Love to family.

  6. It’s sad to know that another one of our famous club has gone on. Joan was always such a very special part of our group for all of these years. Her comments were always very interesting and very pertinent to whatever was being discussed, and we covered many different topics. We’ll all miss her friendship very much. Many condolences to you her special family.

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