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Frederick W. "Fred"
Frederick "Fred" Schmidt passed away Monday, July 7, 2014, at Ebeid Hospice in Sylvania. Fred was born December 28, 1943, in Toledo to Garland and Florence (Tarr) Schmidt. He graduated from Woodward High School in 1962, and was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. He worked at Chrysler Jeep in Toledo, retiring in 2003. Fred enjoyed playing cards (especially Texas Hold 'Em and Solitaire), shooting pool, bowling, golf, reading and watching westerns. He was a longtime member of American Legion Pond Post 99 and VFW Post 3265. Fred will be remembered for his strong-will, determination and fun-loving sense of humor.
Fred is lovingly survived by his wife, Evelyn P. "Evie" Schmidt; son, Jason Schmidt; daughter, Nicole (Dean Christian) Schmidt; grandchildren, Mariah Schmidt (his "Princess"), Jason Schmidt Jr., Trey Schmidt, Dean Christian Jr., Tyson Christian, and Randall Christian, and his "almost daughter," Sarah Kansorka. He was preceded in death by his parents, and brothers, James, Gerald, and Donald Schmidt.
Visitation will be from 2-8 p.m., Wednesday, July 9, 2014, at the Walker Funeral Home, 5155 Sylvania Ave. (west of Corey Rd.) where funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday. Interment and military rites will follow at Toledo Memorial Park.
Memorial contributions may be made to Ebeid Hospice, 5200 Harroun Rd, Sylvania, OH 43560.
Online condolences may be shared at
Walker Funeral Home
5155 West Sylvania Avenue
Toledo, OH 43623
Published in Toledo Blade on July 8, 2014