Larry Eugene Schmidt

September 1, 1941 ~ October 29, 2019 (age 78)

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Larry Eugene Schmidt, 78, of Leesburg, IN, passed away at 5:00 a.m. on Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at his home.  He was born on September 1, 1941 in Muncie, IN to Edgar & Grace (Bird) Schmidt.

He graduated from Royerton High School in Royerton, IN and attended Ball State University in Muncie.  He was married on December 21, 1962 in Muncie, IN to Cecelia P. Gooding who survives.  He retired from Broderick Company in Muncie after 20 years and lived most of his life in the Muncie area before moving in 1988 to Leesburg.

He attended Waterford Mennonite Church in Goshen, IN.

He is survived by:

Wife – Cecelia Schmidt of Leesburg

Daughter – Jillene (Stacy) Tobin of Leesburg

Son – Edward (Lisa) Schmidt of New Paris

8 Grand & 8 Gt. Grandchildren

Brother – Jerry (Sherry) Schmidt of Pierceton

Sister – Carolyn Manger of North Webster

He was preceded in death by his parents and sister – Evelyn McGungill.

Visitation will be from 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, November 3, 2019 at the Owen Family Funeral Home, St. Rd. 13 & C.R. 500N, North Webster. Funeral services will take place at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, November 4, 2019 in the funeral home with Pastor Terry Zehr of the church officiating.  Graveside services will take place at 2:00 p.m. on Monday at the Gardens of Memory Cemetery Chapel, 10703 N. St. Rd 3, Muncie, IN.

Preferred memorials may be given to the Waterford Mennonite Church, 65975 State Road 15, Goshen, IN 46526. 

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November 3, 2019

2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Owen Family Funeral Home - North Webster
St. Rd. 13 & C.R. 500N
North Webster, IN 46555

Funeral Service
November 4, 2019

10:00 AM
Owen Family Funeral Home - North Webster
St. Rd. 13 & C.R. 500N
North Webster, IN 46555

Graveside Service
November 4, 2019

2:00 PM

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