John "Jack" Schmidt

John "Jack" Schmidt of Longmont died April 25, 2014 at Life Care Center of Longmont. He was 79. John William Schmidt, Jr. was born February 19, 1935 in Woodside, New York to John William Schmidt, Sr. and Vivian (Adams) Schmidt. Jack grew up in New York and married Carole Joan Heber on December 7, 1957 in Valley Steam, Long Island, New York. Jack served in the United States Air Force and worked as an air traffic manager for the FAA until he retired. He enjoyed spending time outdoors and working in his garden and "playing in the dirt." He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather and will be missed by his family and friends. Jack was a member of New Creation Church. Jack was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his wife Carole; his children: Chris Schmidt, Lisa Schmidt, and Tracey Dyer and her husband Greg all of Longmont. He will also be missed by his two grandsons, Thomas and Benjamin Dyer and his brother Clifford W. Schmidt of Edgewater, Florida. Memorial services will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 1 at New Creation Church. Cremation arrangements have been entrusted to Howe Mortuary and Cremation services. Please share your memories and condolences with Jack's family at

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Published in on Apr. 30, 2014