Robert C. Schmidt(1927 - 2014)

Robert C. Schmidt

Robert C. Schmidt, 87, of Sioux Falls, died Monday, May 5, 2014 at Dow Rummel Village in Sioux Falls.

Bob was born January 16, 1927 in Charles City, IA, where he lived until age 11.

Following high school graduation in 1944, he entered military service and served in the U.S. Army until receiving his honorable discharge in 1946.

On May 26, 1962, he was united in marriage with Patricia Goddard of Ellendale, ND. In 1964, the couple moved to Sioux Falls where Bob was employed with various plumbing and heating wholesalers until 1986. He was a salesman for Sears until his retirement in 1993. Bob's hobbies included music, stamp collecting, hunting and fishing.

Grateful for having shared his life are his daughters, Katherine Hunter of Sioux Falls, SD and Elizabeth (Dwight) Hedgcock of Downers Grove, IL; two grandchildren, Nicholas Hunter of Solana Beach, CA and Caroline Hedgcock; and his sister, Sharon (Dr. Milton) Schoeberl of Caledonia, MN. Bob was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Patricia on May 3, 2005; his mother, Bertha Schmidt; and his step-father, Leo Schmidt.

Funeral services will begin 10:30 am Friday at Calvary Episcopal Cathedral. Interment will be in Hills of Rest Memorial Park. Visitation with the family present will be from 5:00 to 7:00 pm Thursday at Miller Funeral Home, Main Avenue location.


Funeral Home

Miller Funeral Home - Downtown
507 South Main Avenue Sioux Falls, SD 57104
(605) 336-2640

Published in The Argus Leader on May 7, 2014