Donald Schmidt Obituary

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Donald L. Schmidt

January 29, 1930 - August 12, 2014
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Donald L. "Don" Schmidt, age 84 of Beavercreek, passed away on Tuesday, August 12, 2014 at Kettering Memorial Hospital. He was born on January 29, 1930 in Park Falls, Wisconsin to the late John and Anna Schmidt. He is survived by his wife of 51 years Johnerea Schmidt; his two sons: John of South Riding, Virginia and Jeff of San Ramon, California; his four grandchildren; multiple nieces and nephews; and many friends who were all very special to him. He was preceded in death by his brothers Richard, John, Gerald, Lawrence, Robert, and James. He was also preceded in death by his sisters Marian Newell, Margaret Rybak, Rose Marie...
Donald L. "Don" Schmidt, age 84 of Beavercreek, passed away on Tuesday, August 12, 2014 at Kettering Memorial Hospital. He was born on January 29, 1930 in Park Falls, Wisconsin to the late John and Anna Schmidt. He is survived by his wife of 51 years Johnerea Schmidt; his two sons: John of South Riding, Virginia and Jeff of San Ramon, California; his four grandchildren; multiple nieces and nephews; and many friends who were all very special to him. He was preceded in death by his brothers Richard, John, Gerald, Lawrence, Robert, and James. He was also preceded in death by his sisters Marian Newell, Margaret Rybak, Rose Marie Hoth, and Angeline LaRose. Donald was a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Superior with Bachelor of Science degrees in Biology, Chemistry, and Physics. He also received his Master of Arts in Biochemistry from Oklahoma State University. He was a retired Major in the United States Air Force and wrote seven U.S. Patents. He was a Fellow in the Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering and received multiple awards for his distinguished service in the field of science, specifically in the area of research for materials engineering. Friends may call at the TOBIAS FUNERAL HOME – Beavercreek Chapel, 3970 Dayton-Xenia Rd. on Monday evening, August 18, 2014 from 5-8 PM. Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at St. Luke Catholic Church on Tuesday, August 19 at 10:30 AM with Fr. Terry Schneider, Celebrant. Interment will be in Beaver Cemetery.

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