David C. Schmidt, age 70, of Stratford died on Sunday, April 18, 2021 at House of Dove in Marshfield after a battle with cancer.
David was born on February 19, 1951 in Reedsburg, Wisconsin to the late Elmer and Muriel (Wagner) Schmidt. On May 7, 1977, he was united in marriage to Marilyn Lehman. Their marriage was blessed with two children; Laurie and Craig. He was employed at Foremost Farms for 43 years in various capacities.
David treasured time spent with family. He loved time spent outdoors, especially hunting and fishing. He and Marilyn loved to travel and made many wonderful memories throughout their travel adventures.
David is survived by his wife of nearly 44 years, Marilyn of Stratford; children Laurie (Patrick) Downs of Cedarburg, WI and Craig (Jen) Schmidt of Spring Hill, FL; grandchildren Reid and Bryn Downs; sister Karen (Tom) Hayes of Poynette, WI and brother Terry (Kay) Schmidt of St. Peters, MO; sisters-in-law Linda (Gil) Biskupski of Reedsburg, WI and Kathy (Tom) McFall of Brighton, CO.
Besides his parents, David was preceded in death by his brothers Robert and Duane Schmidt.
Memorial Service will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Monday, April 26, 2021 at Mt. Olive Lutheran Church, 6205 Alderson St., Weston, WI. Visitation will take place from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service at the church on Monday. Burial will take place on Tuesday, April 27, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Peter’s Lutheran Cemetery, Reedsburg, WI.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Mt. Olive Lutheran Church or House of Dove in Marshfield, WI.
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