Mary “Jane” Bellmann, 95, of Rickardsville, passed away peacefully at 7:15 a.m. Thursday, May 6, 2021, at her home with her daughter by her side.

Visitation was held from 4-7 p.m. Monday, May 10, 2021 at Hoffmann Schneider & Kitchen Funeral Home & Cremation Service. If you were unable to attend, we encourage you to visit to send a message to Jane’s family.

Mass of Christian Burial was held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 11, 2021, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Rickardsville with Father Noah Diehm as the Celebrant.

Burial was held in St. Joseph Cemetery in Rickardsville. The mass was live streamed on Hoffmann Schneider & Kitchen Funeral Home’s Facebook page you can view it at

Jane was born Sept. 7, 1925, in Rickardsville, the daughter of Frank R. and Bernadette (Duggan) Schmitt. On March 30, 1948, she married Carl L. Bellmann at St. Mary Catholic Church in Dubuque. He passed away Feb. 25, 2006.

Jane was a long-time member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Rickardsville and their Rosary Society.

She was employed as a secretary for C. Bellmann Trucking for 46 years.

Jane enjoyed baking, especially her homemade bread and rolls, cooking, sewing, writing letters, gardening, playing Euchre, watching Mass every day on TV and reciting the rosary. Every Sunday, she would attend church and visit the cemetery.

Survivors include her two daughters, Beverly Bellmann of Dubuque and Janine Bellmann of Kerrville, Texas.

She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Carl; and her seven siblings: Lorraine, Lone, Delores, Manon, Edwin, Karl and Harold “Buster”.

In lieu of flowers, please direct memorial contributions to the Mary Jane Bellmann Memorial Fund.

Hoffmann Schneider & Kitchen Funeral Home and Cremation Service is in care of the arrangements.

Condolences can be sent to the family by visiting Jane’s obituary at