Patsy Lue Schmidt, 72, Jasper

Patsy Lue Schmidt, 72, of Jasper, died Sunday, January 10, at Deaconess Midtown Hospital in Evansville. She was born in Indianapolis April 14, 1948, to Howard Franklin and Vanna Mae (Gilbert) McCombs. She married Eugene Schmidt June 30, 1973, in Jasper.

Patsy was a devoted daycare provider for many years. She enjoyed traveling, family genealogy, reading, and had a soft spot in her heart for animals. She was an only child to deaf parents and she used her sign language skills to aid people in the community whenever she was called on.

She is survived by her husband, Eugene Schmidt; two daughters, DeAnna Bounds and husband Jeff, Huntingburg, and Debbie Brescher and husband Steve, Jasper; one son, Bradley Schmidt and wife Audrey, Jasper; two step-daughters, Joyce “Lynn” Schmidt, Jasper, and Diane Lewis, Shelburn; one step-son, Mike Schmidt, Shelburn; nine grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Howard and Vanna Mae McCombs.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions private services will be held at Nass and Son Funeral Home in Huntingburg with burial following in Enlow Cemetery in Jasper. Nass and Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences can be shared at

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