Glen W. Schmidt, 87, of Payne, passed away Wednesday, July 2, 2014 at Parkview Regional Medical Center.
Glen was born in Payne, on September 18, 1926, a son of the late Ida (Carpenter) and Harry Schmidt.
He proudly served in the U.S. Navy, was the owner of the Blacksmith Shop in Payne & co-owner of Almet in New Haven. Glen was a devout member of Divine Mercy Catholic Parish.
On March 15, 1947 Glen married Donna Deeter.
Glen will be sadly missed by his wife, Donna; children, Dennis (Shirley) of Hawaii, Daniel of Englewood, FL, Diane (Jim) Langbehn of Cornelius OR, Gregory of Cedarville, IN & Gay (James) Beebe of Delton, MI; siblings, Victoria Fisher, Lucille, Paul & William (Linda) all of Payne, Roy (Joann) & Delores Dougherty both of Fort Wayne & Betty Rister of Antwerp; 17 grandchildren & 16 great grandchildren and a great great grandchild..
Glen's funeral mass will be at Divine Mercy Catholic Church, Payne, on Tuesday July 8, 2014, 10 am.
Viewing is Monday, 4-7:30 pm with the rosary recited at 7:30 pm at Dooley Funeral Home, Payne, where viewing is also Tuesday, 9-9:30 am.
He will be laid to rest at St. John the Baptist Catholic Cemetery.
Memorials are to Parkview Hospice, 1900 Randallia Drive, Fort Wayne, Indiana 46805.
Condolences and fond memories may be shared at www.dooleyfuneralhome.com