JOHNSON-SCHMIDT, Krista Dawn, 34, a native of Tampa, passed away on Nov. 20, 2012. Krista is survived by her loving husband of 14 years, Holger Schmidt; her mother, Viki Johnson; and her father, Douglas Johnson. She is the devoted mother of two sons, Dustin Oestreich and Jared Schmidt; and sister of Doug A. Johnson, Mike Johnson, and Michelle Wagner. Krista also leaves behind uncles, Milus Lewis, Jerry Lewis and James Johnson; her aunts, Terressa Dore, Desta Hacker, and Judy Bentley; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins and her special pets, Lollipop, Ren, and Smokey. Krista was preceded in death by a brother, Robert Wagner. The family has requested that services be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Krista's memory to the Hillsborough County Humane Society.

Published in the Tampa Bay Times on Dec. 5, 2012