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Schmidt Robert Howard Schmidt, Jr., Ph.D., passed away on Tuesday, July 25, 2017. He was 77 years old. He was a longtime resident and supporter of El Paso, Texas. Robert moved to El Paso in 1969, where he taught Physical Geography at UT-El Paso for 31 years. Upon his retirement, he earned the honor of Professor Emeritus. He had a passion for the desert, research, adventure, and traveling the world with his loving wife Merced Aida. Robert's survivors are his wife for 32 years, his two sons, Howard (Jennifer), and Justin (Debbie) and his daughter, Andrea Kelly (Rodney) Brewer. He had 5 grandchildren, Bergen, Lauren, Gianna, Channing and Reid. His other survivors in crime are Lourdes Medina and Pilar Medina. Memorial Services will be at Martin Funeral Home, 128 North Resler on August 12, 2017 at 2:00pm. A Celebration of Life will be at the Schmidt home following services. In lieu of flowers, please make a contribution to the .
Published in El Paso Times from July 29 to Aug. 5, 2017
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