Funeral Services for Gregory "Greg" Allen Schmidt, 69, of Madison, will be Wednesday, November 3, 2021, at 10:30 a.m., Our Savior Lutheran Church, 2420 W. OmahaAve., Norfolk. Reverend Lee Weander will be officiating. Visitation will be Tuesday, November 2, 2021 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the church. Burial will be in Crown Hill Cemetery in Madison. The service will be livestreamed to the funeral home's website. Home for Funerals in Norfolk is in charge of funeral arrangements.
He died Monday, October 25, 2021 at Faith Regional Health Services in Norfolk.
Gregory Allen Schmidt was born in Norfolk, October 12, 1952 to Harold and Emogene (Sunderman) Schmidt. He graduated from Madison High School in 1970. On June 10, 1972 he married Kathy Smutny at Trinity Lutheran Church in Madison. The couple were married for 49 years.
He was an avid golfer, enjoyed bowling, and playing a game of cards with family and friends. He also loved playing with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He could always be heard supporting his children and grandchildren at their sporting events. Greg refereed many junior high and high school basketball and football games. He was a fourth-generation farmer with his brother Ron on the Schmidt family farm in Madison. It was their 48th crop in 2021. Greg also enjoyed serving at church.
Greg is survived by his wife, Kathy; sons Robert Schmidt and Brian (Tracy) Schmidt, all of Madison; daughter April (Michael) Thraen of Ogallala, NE; brothers Dennis (DiAnne) Schmidt, Ronald (Cheryl) Schmidt, and Jerry (Jeanette) Schmidt; sisters Cindy Schmidt and Carol Schmidt; sister-in-law Audrey Schmidt; thirteen grandchildren, and one on the way; seven great-grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and brother Dean Schmidt.
Memorials may be designated to the Our Savior Lutheran Church Vacation Bible School Ministry.
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