Eugene E. “Gene” Schmidt, 85, Jasper, passed away at 9:09 p.m. June 5,
2021, at Memorial Hospital and Healthcare Center, Jasper.
He was born April 28, 1936, in Celestine, to Harry H. and Margaret
Schmidt. He married Patsy Lue McCombs June 3, 1973. Gene worked for
the City of Jasper Street Department. He loved to travel, watch NASCAR
and game shows.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Patsy, who died
Jan. 10, 2021; and siblings, Alfred, Ruth and Ardella.
He is survived by six children, Mike Schmidt and Diane Lewis both of
Shelburn, Joyce Lynn Schmidt, Debbie (and Steve) Brescher and Bradley
(and Audrey) Schmidt, all of Jasper, and Deanna (and Jeff) Bounds,
Huntingburg; one sister, Colletta Kluemper, Jasper; 11 grandchildren;
several great-grandchildren; and his beloved schnauzer, Ellie.
Funeral services for Gene Schmidt will be at 2 p.m. E.D.T. June 11 at
the Nass & Son Funeral Home, Huntingburg, with Art Ross officiating.
Burial will follow at Enlow Cemetery, Jasper. Friends may call for
visitation at the Nass & Son Funeral Home from 11 a.m. until time of
services. Condolences may be shared online at: www.nassandson.com.