Walter Schmidt
Walter Schmidt

Walter H. Schmidt died November 17, 2020, at Toledo Hospital from COVID-19 complications.  He was born September 19, 1935, to Harold and Helen (McGaughey) Schmidt in Sheridan County, Nebraska. Walter attended grades 1-7 in country school and attended the University of Nebraska School of Agriculture at Curtis, Nebraska for high school graduating in 1953.   He attended University of Nebraska and was a member of the Cornhusker Marching Band and Farmhouse Fraternity.  He graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture in June of 1957.  After spending three years in the United States Army, he returned to the University of Nebraska and received a Ph.D in crop production in June 1965.  He was employed by The Ohio State University as Area Agronomist with the Cooperative Extension Service, retiring in June 1995 after thirty years of service. 

You can read the full obituary on the Sheridan County Journal Star web site.

There will be no visitation.  A Celebration of Life will be held later.

Burial will be at Gordon, Nebraska. In lieu of flowers it is suggested memorials be made to: Shriner’s Hospitals for Children with “in memory of Walter”, and sent to Zenobia Shriners 8048 Broadstone Blvd., Perrysburg, OH 43551 or East Side Presbyterian P.O. 525, Fremont OH 43420.

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