Gerald C. Schmidt

FAIRMONT – Private family services for Gerald C. “Jerry” Schmidt, 84, of Fairmont, will be held at Lakeview Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Fairmont with inurnment in Lake Belt Township Cemetery, rural Ceylon.

Schmidt died Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014, at Mayo Clinic Health System-Lutz Wing in Fairmont. Public visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Friday at Lakeview Funeral Home in Fairmont.

Gerald Charles Schmidt was born May 25, 1929, in Lake Belt Township, rural Ceylon, Minn., the son of Charles and Frieda (Lubenow) Schmidt.

Survivors include: his wife, Barbara Schmidt of Fairmont; children, Cheri Leiding of Ceylon, Randy Schmidt of Granada, Becky Mathews of Clear Lake, Iowa, and Kathy Frolik of Sherburn; nine grandchildren; 13 great-granddaughters; sister, Arlene Lindell of Fairmont; sister-in-law, Carol Cary of Wash.; and brother-in-law, Steve Huemoeller of Mo.