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Elvin E. "Smitty" Schmidt – Obituary

Name: Elvin E. "Smitty" Schmidt

Age: 88

Born: 02-13-1930

Died: 08-30-2018

Visitation:
Daniel Funeral Home, St. Cloud

Service:
Daniel Funeral Home Chapel, St. Cloud


Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. on Friday, September 7, 2018 at the Daniel Funeral Home Chapel in St. Cloud for Elvin E. “Smitty” Schmidt, age 88 of St. Cloud who passed away on Thursday, August 30, 2018 from injuries sustained from a motor vehicle accident. Reverend Thomas Knoblach will officiate. Burial will take place with military honors at Fort Snelling National Cemetery in Minneapolis.

Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Thursday and after 9:00 a.m. on Friday at the Daniel Funeral Home, St. Cloud.

Elvin was born February 13, 1930 in Hector, Minnesota to Edward and Helen (Kohn) Schmidt. He was a U.S. Army Veteran of the Korean War. He married Lorraine Friedman and later divorced. He owned and operated Smitty’s TV Repair and Radio Sales until his retirement. He was a member of Holy Spirit Parish.

Elvin is survived by his children, Cheryl Harden of Colorado Springs, Colorado, Barbara Schmidt of Richfield and David Schmidt of St. Cloud; four grandchildren; four great grandchildren; brother, Rueben Schmidt of Bloomington; and sister, Leona Hackbarth of Belle Plaine.

He was preceded in death by his son, Douglas Schmidt; sisters, Virginia Minks, Vern Penticoff; and brother, Roland Schmidt.

Guestbook for Elvin E. "Smitty" Schmidt


chuck smith
, good friend
September 4, 2018, 6:43 pm
Elvin was a great friend, and a man of many talents. from cb days to our amateur radio days, Elvin you will be missed. May God be with you my friend. Chuck
Meredith Lindrud
, Friend
September 3, 2018, 3:46 am
Elvin will be missed. He was a good friend who was always ready to give a helping hand and was so active in Amateur (Ham) Radio and Skywarn Volunteer for nearly 40 years.
Dave Michalski
, Good friend
September 2, 2018, 11:05 pm
The amateur radio community mourns your loss and wit, you will be sadly missed. Rest in peace.
dennis christen
, good friend
September 2, 2018, 6:51 pm
god be with you my friend..

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