Roger Gary Schmidt, age 63 of Bruno, Minnesota, passed away Wednesday, October 14, 2009 at Mercy Hospital in Moose Lake, MN with his family by his side after a lifelong battle with Fabry’s Disease. He was born September 30, 1946 in Moose Lake to Emery and Dorothy (Tait) Schmidt. On May 2, 1981, he married Lurene Hanson and to this union two daughters were born. Roger enjoyed farming, hunting, being outdoors and spending time with his family.
Roger was preceded in death by his parents, Emery and Dorothy Schmidt; his in-laws, Charles and Elsie Hanson; brothers, Kenneth, DeWayne and E. Robert; sister, Donna; brother-in-law, Donavon Hanson and great niece, Jessica Hayes. He is survived by his loving wife, Lurene; two daughters, Jayme (Ben Partlow) Schmidt and Amy Schmidt; two very precious granddaughters, Kaylee and Kennedy; brothers, Richard (Janet), Jerry (Wanda), Vern (Kim) and Danny (Betsy); sisters, Janet Dahlin and Dell (Jack) Felde; sisters-in-law, Judy Schmidt and Barb Wing; many nieces, nephews and a special god-daughter, Heather Nixon.