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John Schmitt

July 7, 1944 — October 5, 2023

Baxter

 

 

John William Schmitt, of Baxter, MN, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on October 5, 2023. Funeral services will take place at 11 am on Friday, October 13, 2023, at Faith Lutheran Church in Staples, MN. A visitation will take place one hour prior to service. Interment will be at Evergreen Hill Cemetery in Staples.

John was born on July 7, 1944 in Staples, MN to John Michael and Tracy (Bittner) Schmitt. He was married to the love of his life, Barbara Jean Williamson on May 23, 1969. John and his wife were owner-operators of Schmitt Feed Store until it was sold in 2006. He worked hard, and also enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, but most of all his family. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

John is survived by his wife of 54 years, Barbara; children Jason (Denise) Schmitt, Marnie (Tony) Loftus, Sheila (Ben) Busker; grandchildren Jalen, Reid, Isabella, Sydnie, Austin, and Landon; great-grandson Brooks; sister Betty Gold; many nieces, nephews, and extended family members. He is preceded in death by his parents.  

If desired, memorials may be directed to the Minnesota FFA Foundation via their online form or mailed to PO Box 365 Plainview MN 55964
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Visitation

Friday, October 13, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

Faith Lutheran Church-Staples

430 12th St NE, Staples, MN 56479

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Memorial Service

Friday, October 13, 2023

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Central time)

Faith Lutheran Church-Staples

430 12th St NE, Staples, MN 56479

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