We regret to report the passing of our cousin, Eldwin Richard Schmidt (1928-2016), which occurred on 14 February 2016 at his home in Winthrop, MN. Eldwin was 87 years old. He had been born in West Bend, IA on 12 August 1928, the son of Henry John Schmidt Jr. and Celina Pearl (Wirtz) Schmidt.
Eldwin will be missed by his wife, Lois; his children, Mary Haslip, Patricia Sjogren, Kent Schmidt, Curt Schmidt, Susan Johnson, Michael Schmidt, Scott Schmidt, and Doulgas Schmidt; and many grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Eldwin was the son of Henry Schmidt Jr., grandson of Henry Schmidt Sr., great grandson of Conrad Schmidt, 2xgreat grandson of Dietrich Schmidt Sr., 3xgreat grandson of Friedrich Schmidt, 4xgreat grandson of Johannes Schmidt Jr., 5xgreat grandson of Johannes Schmidt Sr., 6xgreat grandson of Hans Heinrich Schmidt, and 7xgreat grandson of Hans Schmidt.
For Eldwin’s full obituary, click here.