Obit: Schmidt, Jack Lyman (1946 - 2008)
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Surnames: Schmidt, Chase, Truchinski, Bahr, Weinfurter, Copeland, Grossbier, Snyder, Erickson, McDonald
----Source: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, Wood Co., Wis.) Saturday, April 5, 2008
Schmidt, Jack Lyman (24 July 1946 - 3 April 2008)
Jack L. Schmidt
LOYAL -- Jack Lyman Schmidt, 61, of the town of York, rural Loyal, died Thursday, April 3, 2008, at Saint Joseph's Hospital in Marshfield.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 8, at St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Loyal. Burial will be held at St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery in Neillsville at a later date.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m., with a 7 p.m. prayer service, Monday at Cuddie Funeral Home in Loyal and from 10 a.m. until service time Tuesday at the church.
Jack was born July 24, 1946, in Neillsville to Henry and Marjorie (Chase) Schmidt. He served with the U.S. Marine Corps in Vietnam as an anti-tank assault man, spending 13 months in that country. He was wounded twice and awarded the Purple Heart for his bravery. He married Deb Truchinski on April 26, 1974, at St. Anthony's Catholic Church. They later divorced. He married Pamela Fox on Aug. 13, 1996, in Kahoka Mo. They lived in the town of York until his death.
Surviving are his wife, Pamela, Loyal; three children, Melissa (Scott Bahr) Schmidt, Neillsville, Philip (Terri Weinfurter) Schmidt, Sherry, and Kip (Heather Copeland) Schmidt, Osseo; two grandchildren; and three sisters, Jill (Harry) Grossbier, De Pere, Jana Snyder, Neillsville, and June (Roger) Erickson, Neillsville; and a brother, Jerry (Amanda McDonald) Schmidt, Neillsville.
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