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Fred J. Schmidt
(June 16, 1927 - June 6, 2014)

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Fred J Schmidt, age 86, of Valparaiso, passed away Friday, June 6, 2014. He was born June 16, 1927 in Gary, Indiana to the late John and Gwendlyn Schmidt. Fred retired from Nispco in 1987 after 38 years of service to the company. He was an avid Chicago Bears and Notre Dame fan. Fred is survived by his beloved wife, Phyllis Schmidt; sons, Larry (Bonnie) Schmidt, Bruce (Virginia) Schmidt and Fred Schmidt; daughter, Gwendlyn (Ed) Wehner; grandchildren, Jennifer (Dan) Sirken, Geoff Schmidt, Michael Schmidt, Greg (Eleni) Wehner and Mark Wehner; great grandchildren, Aiden and Liam Sirken and one sister, Gertrude Smith. He was preceded in death by his parents and one grandchild, Kelly Schmidt. Memorial contributions in Fred’s name may be made to the American Heart Association. To honor Fred’s wishes, funeral services will be private. Arrangements have been entrusted to Rees Funeral Home Hobart Chapel, 600 West Old Ridge Road Hobart, IN. For more information, please call (219) 942-2109. Online condolences may be shared with the family at


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