Marion Edward Schmidt

12/04/1917 – 01/03/2020

Obituary for Marion Edward Schmidt

Marion Edward Schmidt, 102, of Sedalia, MO, passed away Friday, January 3, 2020 at Bothwell Regional Health Center in Sedalia. He was born on December 4, 1917 in Sedalia, the son of Edward A. and Maggie (Ashbrook) Schmidt, who preceded him in death.

On February 9, 1940 in Sedalia, he was united in marriage to Ruth (Morrison) Schmidt, who preceded him in death January 19, 2014.

Marion was a charter member of New Hope Baptist Church where he served as the senior adult men’s Sunday School Class teacher, a Trustee, and Deacon Emeritus. He worked as an insurance sale representative for The Western and Southern Life Insurance Company until retirement. Marion love fishing and all types of music. He served his country honorably in the United States Army during World War II. Marion lived most all of his life in Sedalia.

Survivors include one daughter, Judy C. (Schmidt) Meyer, of Sedalia; one son, John R. Schmidt, of Sedalia; three grandchildren, Angela (Meyer) Berry and her husband Neil, John Aaron Schmidt, Melissa (Schmidt) Johnson and her husband Jausch; one step grandson, Harry Hoffert and his wife Julie; five great-grandchildren; two step great grandchildren and one great-great-grandson.

In addition to his wife Ruth and parents, he was preceded in death by a son Butch Schmidt; a brother, George Schmidt; and a sister, Opal Cutler.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at New Hope Baptist Church with Rev. Duane Duchesne officiating.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church.

Burial will be at Crown Hill, Sedalia, MO with full military honors being conducted by Sedalia VFW Post #2591 and the Missouri Army National Guard.

Pallbearers will be Steve Craighead, Warren Preuitt, Cody Berry, Trey Berry, Jausch Johnson, and Cole Johnson.

Honorary bearers will be John Aaron Schmidt, Stan Harms, Larry Ward, and Randy Akers.

Memorial contributions may be made to New Hope Baptist Church in care of Rea Funeral Chapel.

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Services

8
Jan

Visitation

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
New Hope Baptist Church
664 E 16th St
Sedalia, MO 65301
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8
Jan

Funeral Service

11:00 AM
New Hope Baptist Church
664 E 16th St
Sedalia, MO 65301
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8
Jan

Burial / Interment

12:00 PM
Crown Hil Cemetery
701 N. Engineer
Sedalia, MO 65301
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Sorry to hear of your Dads passing, we both had Drs. appointments out of town and could not make the services. But we would like you to know that you are in our thoughts and prayers. Steve and Peggy
– Steve Phillips
John and family, my condolences to you in the loss of your dad. Prayers for comfort
– Marilyn Bahner

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