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Donald W. "Don" Schmidt

Aug 31, 2021
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Biography

Donald W. “Don” Schmidt, 92, of Waterloo, died Tuesday, August 31, 2021 at Ravenwood Specialty Care.

Don was born April 8, 1929 in Denver, Iowa, son of Rudolph and Martha (Lenius) Schmidt. 

He graduated from Denver High School. 

He served in the United States Marine Corps during the Korean War. 

Don married Mildred (Jones) Colvin on July 2, 1972 in Galena, Illinois; she died July 24, 2017. 

He farmed for many years, as well as worked for Fullerton Lumber and United Concrete for over 20 years, retiring in 1996. Don was a member of the Denver American Legion Acker-Matthias Post #653.

Survived by son, Les Schmidt of Tennessee; daughter, DeAnne Swatek of Waterloo; granddaughter, Angela McBroom of Plainfield; and great-grandson, Evan McBroom. 

Preceded in death by parents; wife, Mildred; and sister, Lois Anderson.
 

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  1. Steve and Jeanne Wiant | Sep 03, 2021

    Don was a wonderful man.

    He was so good to Millie and that meant the world to us,

    With Deepest Sympathy,

    Steve and Jeanne Wiant

  2. Tom & Nacy Becker | Sep 02, 2021

    Don was a special man. He always had a smile and was always uplifting to visit with. He will be remembered for how sweet he was my aunt Mildred! Until we meet again, rest in peace! Nancy &Tom Becker

  3. Ron | Sep 02, 2021

    Worked with Don

    kept in touch with Don through the years

    just had a  mice phone conversation 2 weeks ago

    great guy

    heart of gold

    great sense of humor

    RIP DON

    YOU MADE IT TO THE REAL KING ROW

     

    Ron Weber

     

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