Warren W. Schmidt, age 87, of Plymouth, passed away late Thursday evening (December 21, 2017) at Rocky Knoll Health Care Facility in Plymouth.

He was born in Plymouth on April 24, 1930, son of the late Henry and Emma (Lueder) Schmidt.

Warren attended St. John Lutheran Grade School in Plymouth and graduated from Plymouth High School in 1948. Following high school, he attended Lakeland College for 2 years.

He served in the United States Navy from 1951-1953 during the Korean War.

During his service, he married Nancy Meyer on March 28, 1953, at First Congregational U.C.C. in Plymouth.

Warren began working for his fatherin law as a mechanic at Meyer Pontiac Sales & Service. He later became owner/ operator of Meyer Motors and retired in 1995.

He was a lifelong member of St. John Lutheran Church in Plymouth. He was also a member of the Ladewig-Zinkgraf American Legion Post 243 of Plymouth.

Warren enjoyed hunting, fishing, snowmobiling and going up north to Echo Lake. He truly loved watching his grandkids enjoy Crystal Lake where he resided.

Survivors include: His loving wife of 64 years: Nancy; Four children: Kay Schmidt, Debbie (Tony) Lee, Gary (Amy) Schmidt, and Jean (Daniel) Francis, all of Plymouth; 14 Grandchildren: Travis (Lori) Lee, Tye (Sam) Moe, Eric (Krista) Lee, Dakota Moe, Brandon Lee (Special Friend: (Samantha), Becca (Peter) O’Reilly, Clare Schmidt, Luke Schmidt, Rachel Francis, Paul Francis, Alex Schmidt, Elizabeth Francis, Connor Schmidt, Nathan Francis; 4 Great-grandchildren: Cora, Gabe, Sophia, and Isaak; and One sister-in-law: Donna (Jerry) Flood of Plymouth. He is also survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

Warren was preceded in death by: His parents; One sister: Verona (Jerome) Wegner; Three brothers: Harold (Hilma) Schmidt, Earl (Celeste) Schmidt, and Eugene (Marion) Schmidt; as well as one infant brother.

Memorial Services were held at 4:00 P.M. on Tuesday (December 26, 2017) at St. John Lutheran Church in Plymouth. Military Rites were conducted by the Ladewig-Zinkgraf American Legion Post 243 of Plymouth, following the services at Church.

Visitation took place at the church on Tuesday (Dec. 26) from 2:00 P.M. until the time of services.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund is being established in Warren’s name.

The Suchon Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Plymouth is assisting the family. For online condolences, please visit www.suchonfh.com

The family would like to send special thanks to the wonderful staff of Rocky Knoll, as well as Sharon S. Richardson Hospice, for the excellent care and compassion given to Warren and the family.

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