Delmer Schmidt, age 96, of Glencoe, Minnesota, passed away Thursday, November 15, 2018, at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Funeral Service will be held Monday, November 19, 2018, 11:00 A.M. at First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Glencoe, Minnesota, with interment following at the church cemetery.
Visitation will be held Monday, November 19, 2018, from 10:00-11:00 A.M., one hour prior the service at the church.
Delmer Ferdinand Schmidt was born on November 29, 1921, in Cologne, Minnesota. He was the son of David and Stella (Rabe) Schmidt. Delmer was baptized as an infant on December 18, 1921, by Rev. Herman AmEnd at Zion’s Lutheran Church in Cologne, Minnesota, and later confirmed in his faith as a youth on May 12, 1935, by Rev. E. Kolbe at First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Glencoe, Minnesota. He received his education in Benton Township and then attended District #74 for 6th thru 8th Grade.
On March 30, 1948, Delmer was united in marriage to Lorna Bargmann by Rev. Alf. Streufert at First Evangelical Lutheran Church office in Glencoe, Minnesota. Delmer and Lorna made their home in Glencoe, Minnesota. They shared over 63 years of marriage until Lorna passed away on February 26, 2012.
Delmer was a farmer. He also did farrier work. Delmer was a member at First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Glencoe.
Delmer enjoyed raising purebred cattle, playing cards, socializing with people and eating breakfast at Bumps. He loved animals, especially horses, dogs and cats. In the later years, Delmer enjoyed bird watching. Delmer went to rodeos all over the states. He treasured the time spent with his family and friends.
Delmer passed away on Thursday, November 15, 2018, at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis, Minnesota, at the age of 96 years, 11 months and 17 days.
Blessed be his memory.
Delmer is survived by his:
Special Friends, Richard Gebhardt and his wife, Dianne, of Glencoe, MN,
Bill Gebhardt and his friend, Katie Windland, of Glencoe, MN,
Matt, Mandy, Jurney and Paizley Dammann of Glencoe, MN;
Nieces and Nephews, Charlotte Herzog and her husband, Dennis, of Litchfield, MN,
Glenn Bargmann and his wife, Sandy, of Glencoe, MN,
Steve Bargmann of Glencoe, MN,
Sharon Schauer and her husband, Gary, of Glencoe, MN,
Marilyn Hantge and her husband, Eldon, of Glencoe, MN,
Bill Mackenthun and his wife, Karen, of Glencoe, MN,
James Mackenthun and his wife, Bev, of Glencoe, MN,
Linda Phillips and her husband, Larry, of Glencoe, MN;
Other relatives and many friends.
Delmer was preceded in death by his Parents, David and Stella Schmidt; Wife, Lorna Schmidt; Brother, Wilmer Schmidt.