August Adolph Schmidt
1934 - 2021
Wagner Family Funerals - Pobocik Chapel - Three Oaks
106 Ash Street East
Three Oaks, MI

SAWYER - August Adolph Schmidt, 87, of Sawyer, died peacefully Tuesday, June 22, 2021, at Spectrum Hospital, St. Joseph.

His life began June 4, 1934, in Chikaming, Twp. He was born to Adolph and Mabel (Lumley) Schmidt.  Augie married Joyce Hill on May 8, 1982 in Trinity Lutheran Church in Sawyer.

August will be greatly missed by his family and friends. He is survived by two sisters, Jean (Gerald) Spitzer of Stevensville, Lorraine Livengood of Sawyer; one brother Donald Schmidt of Sawyer; and nieces and nephews; Terry Germain, Shelley Yuran, Roxy Scheer, Judy Anstey, Jerry Spitzer Jr., John Spitzer. Steve, Mike and Dave Livengood.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Joyce, and his parents.

Augie was a gardener, golfer and a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church his entire life.  He retired from A.M. General after 30+ years of service.  During his colorful life he split firewood five to six days a week, year round, made his famous sauerkraut, raised chickens, but primarily he enjoyed socializing with family and being home.

Family and friends will gather Monday, June 28, 2021, from 10:00 a.m. until time of service at 11:00 a.m. in Trinity Lutheran Church, 5791 Sawyer Road, Sawyer. Mr. Schmidt will be laid to rest in Riverside Cemetery in Chikaming Township.

The family prefers contributions in memory of August be made to Trinity Lutheran Church, 5791 Sawyer Road, Sawyer, Michigan 49125.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Pobocik Chapel Wagner Family Funerals, Three Oaks.  Please share a memory or a message online:

Published by Harbor Country News on Jun. 25, 2021.
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10:00a.m. - 11:00a.m.
Trinity Lutheran Church
5791 Sawyer Road, Sawyer, MI
Trinity Lutheran Church
5791 Sawyer Road, Sawyer, MI
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