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Gene Schmidt

December 20, 1931 — October 16, 2011

NAME:    GENE  SCHMIDT      AGE:  79

ADDRESS:   Union City, Indiana

TIME OF DEATH:  Sunday October 16, 2011

PLACE OF DEATH:   Residence

DATE OF BIRTH:     December 20, 1931     

PLACE OF BIRTH: Union City, Ohio

PARENTS:  Albert & Margaret Holden Schmidt    PRECEDED

OCCUPATION: Owned & Operated Schmidt’s Auto Service for 20 Yrs. Retiring  in  1994

ORGANIZATIONS/CLUBS: U.S. Army Veteran, Presbyterian Church, Eagles #2790, American Legion Post No. #158.  Gene was an avid Sports and Auto Racing Fan and Loved Ohio State.

SURVIVED BY:  Wife of 61 Yrs. Christine (Brown) Schmidt, Daughter: Debra (Michael) Fortner-Newburgh, Indiana  3 Granddaughters: Ashley Danielle Fortner, Rebecca Lynn Fortner, Sara Ann Fortner. 2 Brothers: John F. (Prudie) Schmidt-U.C., Indiana, Donald E. (Louise) Schmidt-Oceanside, Ca.  Nieces and Nephews also survive.

PRECEDED BY:  Parents, Son: Mike Schmidt “80”, Grandson: Wesley Eugene Schmidt, Sister: Martha Lee Riegel, Brother: John H. Schmidt.


VISITATION:  Wednesday October 19, 2011 from 5-8 P.M. at Reichard Funeral Home Inc. 400 W. Deerfield Road Union City, Indiana

Eagles# 2790 Lodge of Sorrow Wednesday at 8:00 P.M. at the Funeral  Home  Military Graveside services conducted by the Randolph County  Color Guard.

SERVICES:   11:00 A.M. Thursday October 20, 2011


OFFICIATING:  Rev. Roberta Hart


Burial:  Union City Cemetery Union City, Indiana


MEMORIALS:  I.U. Health Ball Memorial Hospital Hospice 2401 University Blvd. Muncie, Indiana 47303 envelopes at the Funeral Home.

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