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Harvey H. Schmidt
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“May your hearts be filled with warm thoughts and treasured moments. And knowing that friends share in your sadness be of comfort to you. Keeping...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Deb and John Blomstedt - Red Oak, IA

“Mary Lou and Family - What more can I say that all these dear friends ahead of me have not already said? Our families go way back how far Mary Lou?...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: Roscoe Golden - Green Valley, AZ

“We are praying that your family find peace and comfort being together at this time of great loss. Cherish the memories and let him live on in you. ”
3 of 9 | Posted by: Barb and Randy Sims - Red Oak, IA

“Our thoughts are with you Terry and Deb, and your families, as the joy of so many personal experiences pour out of your memories and many mouths...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: Larry and Faye Brandstetter - IA

“Brother Tim, We extend our heartfelt sympathy to you, and all the Schmidt family, on the loss of your father. Sincerely, All members of Local...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: USW Local 558 McPherson

“Dear Marylou, Linda, Terry and Tim, (and family) I was sad to hear about Harvey. He always made me laugh! Wow, we go way back! I remember meeting...Read More »
6 of 9 | Posted by: Louie Potts Peterson - McPherson, KS

“I will remember Harvey for his great wit and his uncanny ability to grow tomatoes.I lived next door to Harvey and Mary Lou for only a few months but...Read More »
7 of 9 | Posted by: Bill Hamilton - Cypress, TX

“So sorry to hear of your loss Mary, Rely of God for all your comfort. We always loved seeing you all and visiting with you and getting to know you...Read More »
8 of 9 | Posted by: LYNN AND DIANNA - McPherson, KS

“Terry, I just wanted you to know that my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Memories are a wonderful thing so cherish them all. ”
9 of 9 | Posted by: Allen E. Pohren - Red Oak, IA

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Harvey H. Schmidt, 92, of McPherson, passed away Wednesday, May 22, 2013, at McPherson Care Center. He was a finish carpenter and had worked for Pyle Construction Co. for 30 years, prior to retirement.

He was born June 18, 1920, in Turpin, Oklahoma, the son of Daniel M. and Lizzie (Wiens) Schmidt. The family later moved to Inman, Kansas and while living there, Harvey was drafted into the military. He served four years in the U.S. Army during World War II in the European Theater of Operations. Upon discharge, he became a resident of McPherson and later married Mary Lou Stratton in Abilene, Kansas. Harvey was a lifetime member of the First Church of God, Hutchinson, Kansas.

Survivors include: his wife, Mary Lou of the home; a daughter, Linda Kenney (Michael) of Wichita, KS; two sons, Terry Schmidt (Debra) of Red Oak, IA and Lawrence, KS and Tim Schmidt (Roxanne) of McPherson, KS; a sister, Ethel "Darlene" English of Orange, CA; eleven grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, four brothers, Clarence Smith, LaVern Schmidt, Adolph Schmidt, and Ronald Schmidt; and two sisters, Leona Bartel and Edna Trotter.

The funeral service will be at 2:00 PM, Monday, May 27, 2013, at Stockham Family Funeral Home. Burial with military honors will take place in McPherson Cemetery at a later date. The family will receive friends from 2:00 to 4:00 PM Sunday, May 26, at Stockham Family Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to McPherson Care Center in care of Stockham Family Funeral Home, 205 N. Chestnut, McPherson, KS 67460.

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