Eugene E. “Gene” Schmidt, 85, Jasper

Eugene E. “Gene” Schmidt, 85, of Jasper, died Saturday, June 5, at Memorial Hospital and Healthcare Center in Jasper. He was born in Celestine April 28, 1936, to Harry H. and Margaret Schmidt.  He married Patsy Lue McCombs June 3, 1973. She died January 10, 2021.

Gene worked for the City of Jasper Street Department. He loved to travel and watch NASCAR and game shows.

He is survived by two sons, Mike Schmidt, Shelburn, and Bradley Schmidt and wife Audrey, Jasper; four daughters, Diane Lewis, Shelburn, Joyce Lynn Schmidt and Debbie Brescher and husband Steve, all of Jasper, and Deanna Bounds and husband Jeff, Huntingburg; one sister, Colletta Kluemper, Jasper; 11 grandchildren; several  great- grandchildren; and his pet schnauzer, Ellie.

In addition to his parents and wife he was preceded in death by one brother, Alfred Schmidt, and two sisters, Ruth and Ardella.

Friends may call from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday at Nass and Son Funeral Home in Huntingburg. Online condolences can be shared at  Funeral services at 2 p.m. Friday at the funeral home with burial following in Enlow Cemetery in Jasper. Art Ross will officiate at the service.


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