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Donald “Don” Edward Schmid

February 8, 1919 — February 22, 2024

Avon, MN

Age: 105

February 8, 1919 – February 22, 2024

Services celebrating the life of Donald “Don” Edward Schmid, age 105, Albany, MN will be Monday, February 26, 2024, at 11:00 AM at Church of St. Benedict, Avon, MN. The visitation will be one hour before mass on Monday. Don passed away on February 22, 2024, at Mother of Mercy, Albany, MN surrounded by family and friends. Arrangements by Miller-Carlin Funeral Homes, Albany.

Don was born on February 8, 1919, in Avon to Edward and Luella (Roche) Schmid. Don joined the Air Force in 1940 and served in WWII and retired in 1964. He married Lorraine Lunde on October 13, 1945, in Avon, MN.

Don is survived by his children, Robert Schmid, Berlin, Germany, Thomas (Candas) Schmid, Las Vegas, NV, and Deborah (Ronald) Hagemeier, Albany, MN, 4 Grandchildren Peter Hagemeier, Kathryn Stangler, Donald Schmid, Travis Schmid, and 7 Great-grandchildren, Kaitlyn, Macyn, Reed, Allie, Vinnie, Tommie, and Sofia. He is also survived by his sister Lois Currci, Newport, CA.

Preceded in death by his parents, wife Lorraine, and siblings, Dorothy McKinley, William Schmid, and Lee Schmid.

Schedule and Information

Memorial Floral Arrangements

Anyone who would like to place an order for floral arrangements for Don’s service on Monday is welcome to visit or call our local florist at Albany Floral, 401 Railroad Ave, Albany, MN 56307. Their phone number is (320) 845-4776. They are open until 5 PM on Friday and from 8:30 AM – 1 PM on Saturday. They will be closed on Sunday.  Thank you for your gratitude to the family during this difficult time.

You are welcome to visit their website at:

Visitation Details

10:00 AM, Monday, February 26, 2024

Visitation Location

St. Benedict Catholic Church, 212 1st St SW, Avon, MN 56310.

Service Details

11:00 AM, Monday, February 26, 2024

Service Location

St. Benedict Catholic Church, 212 1st St SW, Avon, MN 56310

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Donald “Don” Edward Schmid, please visit our flower store.


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