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SCHMIDT, Earl Beloved husband of Lina Schmidt (Sasseville) from Kitchener, passed away peacefully at Freeport Campus of Grand River Hospital in Kitchener on Tuesday, August 15, 2017. Earl was born 79 years ago in Mornington Township, Perth County, Ontario. He was the son of the late Alvin Schmidt and Vera McLellan and is predeceased by brother Lloyd Schmidt and sister in law Heidi Schmidt. Earl is survived by his wife Lina, his children Brenda Donovan,
Janice Collins (James Kerr), Ronald Schmidt (Elizabeth Martens), grandchildren Sean Bell (Elizabeth) and Daniel Martens and great grandchildren Julia and James. Earl is also survived by brothers, sisters and in laws: Shirley (wife of the late Lloyd Schmidt), Laura (Dr. Paul Gilmore), Ruth (Charles Kuenzig), John, Mary (Robert Hagedorn),
Harvey (Shirley), as well as several nephews and nieces, his in laws from Qubec: Monique (Laval Tremblay), Carmelle (Yvon Perron), Ghislaine Pelletier (Marc Frgeau), Rosanne (Gilles Larochelle) and Jocelyn (dith Desbiens). Earl was a member of St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church in Kitchener since 1965. At the age of 15, he left the family farm and started working at The Marsland Engineering Company in Kitchener where he worked 11 years, while also working part time in construction and as a taxi driver. In 1964,
he became a full time licensed taxi owner/operator at City Cabs until retirement in 2002. Earl was proud of his occupation. Giving his clients professional, prompt and courteous service was his priority and pride and joy. After retiring from the taxi business, Earl spent more than 13 years as a volunteer driver for the Canadian Cancer Society driving cancer patients to and from their appointments in Hamilton, London, Toronto, Kitchener and Cambridge Hospitals. His dedication, kindness, patience and friendliness were recognized in everything he did. He touched the lives of many people. on Sunday,
August 20, 2017 at the Henry Walser Funeral Home , 507 Frederick St., Kitchener, 519 749 8467. Reception to follow. As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church (cards available at the funeral home). Special thanks to Dr. Lana Tan, the CCAC, Care Partners and Freeport Hospital’s wonderful nursing staff who helped care for Earl.