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Robert A. "Bob" Schmidt, 82, of Leesburg, IN passed away at 11:16 a.m. on Saturday, August 31, 2019 at his home. He was born on April 11, 1937 in Peoria, IL to Robert & Marjorie (Tobler) Schmidt.
He graduated in 1955 from Senn High School in Chicago, IL & from North Western University in Evanston, IL. He served 8 years in the United States Navy Reserves and was married on July 2, 1960 in Chicago, IL to Mary L. Gunder who survives. He retired from Paragon Medical in Pierceton after 10 years as quality control and formerly worked as the General Manager at Lightolier in Elgin, IL. He lived most of his life in Illinois and moved to the Leesburg area in 1992 from Palatine, IL.
He was a member of the Lakeland Kiwanis in North Webster, American Legion Post 253 in North Webster, and was an avid Chicago Cubs & Bears fan.
He is survived by:
Wife – Mary Schmidt of Leesburg
Daughter – Catherine Schmidt of Warsaw
5 Grandchildren – Raymond, Christian, Tyler, Tatum, and Talyn
He was preceded in death by his parents and son – Robert F. Schmidt.
Cremation will take place at Cremation Services of Kosciusko County, 4356 N. St. Rd. 15, Warsaw, IN. Visitation will be from 9:00 -11:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 7, 2019 at Owen Family Funeral Home, St. Rd. 13, & CR 500N, North Webster, IN. Memorial services will follow at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday in the funeral home with Pastor Dennis Judy officiating. Private burial will take place in the Mock Addition of the North Webster Cemetery.
Preferred memorials may be given to the Lakeland Kiwanis, P.O. Box 138, North Webster, IN 46555 or North Webster Community Public Library Building Fund, P.O. Box 825, North Webster, IN 46555.