Charles F. "Charlie" Schmidt

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  • "Charles, you will be missed greatly. May God bless your..."
  • "I love you Uncle Charles!!! I'll miss your 3 a.m. phone..."
    - Kristey Schmidt McBride
  • "U will be missed Uncle Charles you and Aunt Susie meet..."
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    - phillip petty
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    - Catherine Graham
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Funeral services for Charles "Charlie" Frank Schmidt, longtime resident of Conroe, TX will be held on Saturday, February 23, 2013 at 1:00 P.M. in The Chapel at Conroe Funeral Directors with Rev. Raya Machupa officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday, February 22, 2013 from 6:00 P.M until 8:00 P.M.. Charles will receive military honors and will be laid to rest with his late wife, Susie, at Houston National Cemetery at a later date. Charles was born on August, 17, 1944 in San Antonio, TX and passed away peacefully at his home on February 15, 2013 in Conroe, TX surrounded by his family. At the age of 17 he enlisted in the Army as an Armored Calvary Scout, where he served with the 1st Infantry Division during the Vietnam War. After his Army service he began his lifelong career on the water and recently retired as a Tug Boat Captain out of Houston. Those who knew Charles shall remember him best for his wicked sense of humor, his epic social gatherings, gambling and his love for the outdoors, especially hunting, fishing, gardening and crabbing. Charles was a lifelong member of the VFW Post 4709 in Conroe, TX, the Masonic Lodge 748 in Conroe, TX, and a longtime member of the Arabia Shrine in Houston, TX. Charles will be remembered as a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend. Charles was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 41 years, Susie in March of 2012; his parents, William "Sonny" George and Jacqueline Jane (Cooley) Schmidt and his sister-in-law, Irene Schmidt. He is survived by his loving family: Daughters, Teresa Kelley and husband, Thomas and Esta Schmidt-Adams and husband, John; Grandchildren, Thomas "Bubba" Kelley, Tanner Kelley and Tristan Kelley; Foster grandchild, Autumn Cossell; Brothers, Robert Schmidt and wife, Lois, William Schmidt, Jr. and Kenneth Schmidt and wife, Linda; Sisters, Esther Ingle and husband, James and Linda Presswood and husband, John; Sisters-in-law, Jackie Medlock, Karen Schmidt and husband, Archie, Donna Wegner and husband, Gary and Diane Chaltry; Numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends also survive. Charles was deeply loved and will be missed greatly by all who knew him. He is now at rest with the Lord and with his devoted wife, Susie, the Center of his life.


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