Don Schmidt

December 25, 1932 - February 4, 2020

12/25/1932 - 02/04/2020

Past Services

Visitation
Friday February 07, 2020
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes - Shadyside Chapel
3900 Central Avenue
Shadyside, Ohio 43947
740-676-4310 | Directions
Service
Friday February 07, 2020
1:00 pm
Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes - Shadyside Chapel
3900 Central Avenue
Shadyside, Ohio 43947
740-676-4310 | Directions
Cemetery
Friday February 07, 2020
2:00 pm
Powhatan Cemetery
Powhatan Point, Ohio 43942
Directions

Don Schmidt, 87 of Shadyside, Ohio died Tuesday February 4, 2020 at his home.

He was born December 25, 1932 a son of the late Harold and Dorothy (Doran) Schmidt in Wheeling, WV.

Don was an Army Paratrooper veteran serving in the Koren War.

He worked for USWA as a steel worker and also worked as a coal miner.

Don was preceded in death by his parents, two daughters Kelly Schmidt and Sherry Varlas as well as a son Daniel Schmidt, He was also preceded by a grandson Michael Bulian.

He is survived by his wife Gerelene (McCormick) Schmidt of Shadyside, Ohio along with his children Jonathan Schmidt of Shadyside, Ohio, Beth (Greg) Robb of Kent, Ohio and Kimberly (Jeff) Prisner of Mozart, WV along with 10 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren.

Family and friends will be received at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory 3900 Central Ave, Shadyside, Ohio 43947 on Friday February 7, 2020 from 11 am until time of service at 1 pm with Pastor Gerald Blon officiating.

Full military honors will be conducted by the Belmont County Council of the American Legion.

Burial will follow in Powhatan Cemetery in Powhatan Point, Ohio. Share your thoughts and memories of Don with the family at www.bauknechtaltmeyer.com

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Greg Stoetzer
2 years ago

Rest In Peace Uncle Don. He was the strongest man I’ve ever met. He will be missed.

Greg Stoetzer
2 years ago

Uncle Don was the strongest man I’ve ever met. He will be missed.

Vicki Stoetzer
2 years ago

I will always remember Uncle Don. He is always in my heart.

Jason Wenckoski
2 years ago

Another one of the old school, good ole souls that has left this world and most definitely not forgotten. If you’ve gotten to talk and meet with him you would have known….
Rest in peace Pap Don.
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Snow Wilson
2 years ago

Rest in peace Don. So many memories growing up with you and Geri as our neighbors. Prayers for the family.

Snow Wilson
2 years ago

Rest easy Don, Prayers for everybody.

Rosalie Wenckoski
2 years ago

Our Deepest Sympathy .We will & we have missed Don and his bubbling personality.Blessings be to your family.. Rosalie & Jim Wenckoski

Shannon Nelson
2 years ago

My condolences, Beth, to you and your family

Shannon Nelson
2 years ago

My condolences Beth to you and your family

Cheryl J Skinner,Tri-State Military Museum
2 years ago

May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time,
May you come to know that the love of God is with you always,

May your memories of Don Schmidt, give you peace, comfort and strength…

Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete.
I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten.
My thoughts
and prayers to the family of ….

US Army Veteran, Don Schmidt, is “A True American Hero” God Bless†

† Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †