Mark E. Schmitt, 62, of Huntingburg, died Sunday (April 26) at the Indiana University Medical Center in Indianapolis. He was born in Huntingburg March 31, 1953, to Frank J. and Ruth (Lechner) Schmitt.
Mark was a farmer. He was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, the Duff Water Corporation, and the Duff Conservation Club. He loved working on his farm and playing cards.
He is survived by his special friend of 20 years, Doris Harris, Huntingburg; his father, Frank J. Schmitt, Huntingburg; four brothers, Roger Schmitt, Washington, Daniel Schmitt and wife Sherry, Velpen, Norbert Schmitt and wife Phyllis, Huntingburg, and Lee Ray Schmitt and wife Susie, Washington; three sisters, Mary Beth Vogler and husband Tom, Ireland, Diana Uebelhack and husband Dennis, Mt. Vernon, and Kim Davis, Huntingburg; Doris Harris’ daughter and son, Laura Peters and husband Tom, Jasper, and Scott Harris and wife Mandy, Huntingburg; and by grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Ruth Schmitt, and one sister, Karen Sue Schmitt.
Services at 10 a.m. (EDT) Thursday at St. Mary’s Church with burial following in the church cemetery. Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Wednesday at the Nass & Son Funeral Home in Huntingburg. A parish rosary service will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Memorial donations can be made to St. Mary’s Church, the Dubois County Leukemia Society, or to a favorite charity. Condolences may be shared online at www.nassandson.com.