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Jerry Michael Schmitt

April 2, 1947 — December 10, 2018

Jerry Michael Schmitt, age 71, passed away on Monday, December 10, 2018 at The Villa at Rose City. He was born on April 2, 1947 in West Branch to John and Ethel (Brick) Schmitt. Jerry had lived in West Branch his entire life. He married Jeanette Lacko in West Branch on August 31, 1968. Jerry was a member of the Holy Family Catholic Church and of the NRA. He loved working with cows and knew the lineage of every one of his herd. He enjoyed playing euchre, watching football, hunting, fishing, golfing, bowling, snowmobile races and spending time with his family and friends.

Jerry is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Jeanette Schmitt of West Branch; daughters, Chandra (Robert) Cochran of Fenton and Carrie (John) Hull of West Branch; granddaughters, Caitlin (Robert) Zaumseil and Emily (Jacob) Williams; great grandchildren, Ellie, Charlotte, Nicolette and Alexandra; beloved dog, Barrs; brother, Ronald (Joyce) Schmitt of West Branch; sister, Betty (Charles) Rau of West Branch; and many nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his brother, Richard Dean Schmitt, sister, Aleen DeRosa, sister, Alice Greene, sister, Mary Miles, and brother, Robert Schmitt.

Visitation at Steuernol & McLaren Funeral Home in West Branch will begin on Wednesday, December 12, 2018 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. with a Scripture Service at 7:00 p.m. The funeral mass will be held at St. Joseph Catholic Church on Thursday, December 13, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. with visitation starting at 10:00 a.m. Father Emmanuel Finbarr will officiate.

Online condolences can be shared at www.steuernolmclaren.com

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Wednesday, December 12, 2018

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Thursday, December 13, 2018

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