Schmidt Reunion in the Des Moines Register

Well well, what’s this in the Des Moines Register this weekend? Thanks to reporter Kyle Munson for writing this fascinating story on our upcoming 2016 Schmidt Family Reunion!

Congrats to Mike Schmidt and Matt Studer

Our family just got a little bigger! Congrats to our cousin, Mike Schmidt, on his engagement to Laura Linzmeier. Congrats also to our cousin, Matt Studer, and his wife, Julie, on the birth of their son, Griffin Studer. Mike Schmidt is the son of Steve Schmidt, grandson of Don Schmidt, great grandson of William Schmidt, […]

Congrats to Mark & Cyndi Anliker on Winning Reunion Mug Raffle!

Congratulations to our cousins Mark & Cyndi Anliker of Baraboo, WI on winning the reunion mug raffle! Sign up for the reunion newsletter at to be eligible for future raffles. Our winning cousin’s lineage: Mark is the son of Keith Anliker, the grandson of Earl Anliker, the great grandson of Elizabeth (Schmidt) Anliker, the great great […]

Press Release: Iowa Family Planning World’s Largest Reunion

PRESS RELEASE Contact: Josiah Schmidt 937.825.6049 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Iowa Family Planning World’s Largest Reunion March 4, 2015 — The Schmidt family of West Bend, Iowa intends to break the Guinness World Record for largest family reunion on July 30th-31st, 2016 in Spencer. Between 5,000 and 10,000 attendees are expected in an event that […]