Bernard "Bernie" Schmidt
December 26, 1923 - February 10, 2013
SALEM - Bernard "Bernie" Schmidt was born on December 26, 1923 in Forest Grove, Oregon to parents Columbus and Margaret Schmidt. He died on February 10, 2013 in Salem. Bernie attended school in Helvetia, Oregon and graduated from Hillsboro High School. He worked for Northwest Natural Gas as a storekeeper for 32 years before retiring in 1989. His interests included pro-football and other sports. He had been a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church.
He is survived by his wife Thelma whom he married on March 3, 1983. He is also survived by his children, Carol Ann Schmidt and Diane Joan Schmidt both of Eugene, Mary Beth Schmidt of Portland and Howard Schmidt of Las Vegas, Nevada and sister, Mary Hughes of Hillsboro, Oregon.
A service will be at 1:00 PM on Monday, February 18, 2013 at Virgil T. Golden Funeral Service followed by interment at Restlawn Memory Gardens. Contributions may be given to the Humane Society.