Donald L. Schmicking

FAIRMONT – Memorial services for Donald L. Schmicking, 75, of Fairmont, Minn., will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 26, at Lakeview Funeral Home in Fairmont. Burial will take place at a later date.

Schmicking died Sunday, June 23, 2013, at St. Marys Hospital in Rochester.

Visitation with the family will be one hour prior to the services Wednesday at Lakeview Funeral Home in Fairmont.

Donald Lee Schmicking was born July 18, 1937, in Welcome, Minn., the son of Reinhold and Viola (Stello) Schmicking. After graduating from Fairmont High School in 1955, he worked 12 years at Motor Supply in Fairmont. Don then worked 8 years at General Trading and 25 years for the Martin County Highway Department, retiring in 1999. He was united in marriage to Barbara Edwards on Feb. 20, 1959, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Fairmont and they were blessed with three children. Don loved the outdoors and being with his family and friends.

He is survived by his wife, Barbara Schmicking of Fairmont; three sons, James Schmicking and his daughter, Kasey, Jeffrey Schmicking and his wife, Randi, and son, Ryan, and Alan Schmicking and his wife, Judith and daughters, Katie and Kelly; sisters, Violet Brewster and Delores Schmicking; sisters-in-law, Lois Edwards and Lorene Edwards; and nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Reinhold and Viola Schmicking; brothers-in-law, Donald Milbrandt, Rodney Edwards and Donald Edwards; and sister-in-law, Audrey Milbrandt.