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Roger Allen Schmidt

May 18, 1932 — October 23, 2019

Roger Allen Schmidt

Roger Allen Schmidt, age 87 of Mondovi, WI passed away surrounded by his family on Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at Hillview Senior Living, Mondovi, WI. Roger was born on May 18, 1932 to Harvey and Isabella Schmidt in Waumandee, WI. He had three brothers and two sisters, Estella (Earl) Bonow, Delores (Irvin) Ledebhur, Eugene, Richard and Darle. He married Shirley Muller on December 1, 1956 in Galesville, WI. They lived in the surrounding area for 12 years, and then moved to Cedar Rapids, IA for 22 years before moving back to Wisconsin to Oak Valley in Fountain City in 1988. Roger served in the Air Force from 1950-1954 as a Military Police Officer and served during the Korean War. He worked as a Factory Worker, Farmer, Electrician Technician and Electrician. When they lived in Iowa, he worked at Rockwell Collins. He has been a member of Faith Bible Church, Robins, IA and Calvary Baptist Church, Winona. Roger loved his “Gater” Utility Vehicle rides, visits with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren, playing cards and bowling. While living at Hillview, he enjoyed Wii video game bowling and Greenseth tournaments with the other residents. Roger loved the competitions that Hillview had between the other Assisted Living Centers and helped bring many first place trophies to Hillview. Roger was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He also enjoyed the time he had with his niece, Jan Schmittfranz who helped him with many things while he lived at Hillview. Roger also enjoyed the many visits with his brother, Darle. He will be greatly missed by his family, as well as by the staff and residents of Hillview and the staff of St. Croix Hospice. Until we are reunited in Heaven. Roger and Shirley had five children, Bruce (Ruth), Valerie, JoAnne (Jim) Pruitt, Joel (Shelli) and Jimmy; grandchildren, Amy (Steve) Bennett, Rebecca (Brandon) Allen and Robert (Tiffany); great-grandchildren, Daniel, Alice, Grace, Emily, Connor and Christopher; sister, Delores Ledebhur; brother, Darle; other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his wife, Shirley; sister, Estella; brothers, Eugene and Richard; daughter, Valerie. A funeral service will be held at Talbot Family Funeral Homes, Alma Chapel on Monday, October 28, 2019 at 2:30 pm with a visitation beginning at 1:00 pm. Chaplain Gary Preston of the American Lutheran Home, Mondovi will be officiating. Roger will be laid to rest next to his beloved wife, Shirley following the service at Waumandee Public Cemetery.
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Monday, October 28, 2019

1:00 - 2:30pm (Central time)

Talbot Family Funeral Home, Alma Chapel

340 N. State Road 35, Alma, WI 54610

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