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Frederick Karl (Dux) Schmidt Jr.

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Frederick Karl (Dux) Schmidt Jr. Obituary
Schmidt, Frederick (Dux) Karl Jr.,

Frederick (Dux) Karl Schmidt, Jr. 83, passed away August 13, 2017.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 55 years, Joann Schmidt, brother Donald Schmidt, sons Frederick Karl Schmidt, III (Jeanette), Mike Coffman, daughter Holly Schmidt (Dean Brooks), and granddaughter Sylvia.

Fred was the son of Frances Schmidt and Frederick Karl Schmidt, Sr., chef at the Brown Hotel and creator of the Hot Brown. Fred shared the same passion for cooking and food and opened Brick Oven Pizza in Plainview after retiring from Ford Motor Co. He was a car and motorcycle enthusiast who traveled the US and Alaska.

His extraordinary wit and sense of humor will be missed by all who knew him.

Please join us in remembering Fred (Dux) with food and drink on Saturday August, 26th from 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm at Napa River Grill (Westport Village) 1211 Herr Lane, Louisville, Kentucky 40222. If you have any stories or anecdotes about Fred you would like to share prior to the gathering, please email [email protected] Casual dress is requested. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Egyptian Umbrella Society.
Published in The Courier-Journal from Aug. 20 to Aug. 22, 2017
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