Gary Rost Schmidt
1936 - 2021
BORN
1936
DIED
2021
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1476 W Broadway
Winona, MN

Gary Rost Schmidt

Gary Rost Schmidt, 84 years old, of Winona, Minnesota, passed away on Friday, April 30, 2021 at Mayo Franciscan Healthcare Hospital in La Crosse, Wisconsin, surrounded by his family.

Gary was born in Winona, Minnesota to Elizabeth "Bette" Mae and Carroll William Schmidt on December 5, 1936.

Gary is survived by his three children: James (Kim) Schmidt of Eau Claire, WI, Philip (Elaine) Schmidt of Lake City, MN, Catherine Schmidt of Winona; six grandchildren: Hunter Koenigs, Andrew Schmidt, Benjamin Schmidt, Abigail Schmidt, Elizabeth Schmidt, Eva J. Elson; brothers-in-law: James Bambenek, Charles (Joyce) Bambenek, and Gary (Claire) Bambenek; sister-in-law Laurie (Fred) Krause; many nieces and nephews; cousins: Nino Cezar, Virel Schmidt, and Jim (Jeanie) Schmidt.

He is preceded in death by his wife, M. Judith Schmidt; his parents, Carroll W. Schmidt and Bette M. Schmidt; sister, Nancy (Schmidt) Hilton, Winona, MN; brothers: Owen J. Schmidt, North Mankato, MN; Ronald A. Schmidt, Minneapolis, MN; father-in-law, Jim V. Bambenek; mother-in-law, Phoebe (Abrahamsen) Bambenek; sister-in-law, Marilyn Bambenek; uncles: John Schmidt, Elmer Schmidt; aunt Kate Schmidt; grandchildren: Faith Marie Schmidt.

A funeral service to remember Gary will be held on Friday, May 7, 2021, at 1:00 p.m. at First Congregational Church, Winona, with Rev. Danielle K. Bartz, officiating. This service will also be live streamed through the church Facebook page. Visitation will be held on Thursday, May 6th, 4pm to 6pm at Fawcett-Junker Funeral Home, Winona. Interment with military honors will be at Woodlawn Cemetery, on Saturday, May 8th at 10am. Full obituary at https://www.fawcett-junkerfuneralhome.com/


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Published by Winona Daily News on May 5, 2021.
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May
6
Visitation
4:00p.m. - 6:00p.m.
Fawcett Junker Funeral Home & Crematory
1476 W. Broadway St., Winona, MN
May
6
Visitation
4:00p.m. - 6:00p.m.
Fawcett Junker Funeral Home & Crematory
1476 W. Broadway St., Winona, MN
May
6
Visitation
4:00p.m. - 6:00p.m.
Fawcett Junker Funeral Home & Crematory
1476 W. Broadway St., Winona, MN
May
7
Funeral service
1:00p.m.
First Congregational Church
, Winona, MN
May
7
Funeral service
1:00p.m.
live streamed through the church Facebook page
, MN
May
8
Committal
10:00a.m.
Woodlawn Cemetery
506 West Lake Blvd Winona, MN 55987, Winona, MN
May
8
Committal
10:00a.m.
Woodlawn Cemetery
506 West Lake Blvd Winona, MN 55987, Winona, MN
May
8
Committal
10:00a.m.
Woodlawn Cemetery
506 West Lake Blvd Winona, MN 55987, Winona, MN
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Oh Catherine, I am so sorry to hear of your father's passing. You were such a loving daughter and a caregiver with limitless patience. My heart goes out to your and your family. Take care - Hugs, Laurie
Laurie Lucas
May 8, 2021
Sorry to see HIM go. One of the original members of the DRAGONS car club. He always brought the CAKE for the club reunion. We will miss him and the cake.
Donald Wanek
May 6, 2021
A nice guy. Knew thru Owen back in 70s as unemployment reps. Gary had a big smile at Fleet Farm and helped me many times. RIP. DHJohnson, Englewood FL
Dennis Johnson
May 6, 2021
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