Elmer K. Schmidt

July 21, 1928 ‒ June 17, 2017

Lexington, Ohio

Elmer K. Schmidt, age 88, of Lexington, OH, passed away on Friday, June 16, 2017 at the Lexington Court Nursing Home in Lexington.  He was born in Columbus, OH, on July 21, 1928, to the Late Elmer and Catherine Schmidt.  Elmer served in the US Navy from October 1945 to June 1949.

He is survived by his children, Mike Schmidt of Grove City, and a daughter, Sherry Connor of Lexington; 6 grandchildren Mike Jr (Marci) Schmidt, Amy (Jonathan) Craft, Cory Rhea, April Rhea, Cassady Connor and Katie Connor and 12 great grandchildren. Nieces Darcella (Mike) Looney and Nancy Trapp; his nephews Robbie (Penny) Schmidt and Mark Casa; and his great nephews Shawn (Lisa) Schmidt, Bobby (Lainey) Schmidt and Brad (Amanda) Schmidt.

In addition to his parents, Elmer is preceded in death by his wife, Betty Mae Schmidt in Oct 2007. They were married for 58 years. His brother, Robert Schmidt; 3 sisters, Deloris, Helen and  Marie.   He was especially fond of caring for the family dog Midas.

Calling hours will be held on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 from 11 am until the time of service at 1 pm at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home; 201 Newark Rd., Mount Vernon, OH 43050, with  Pastor Roger Tickle officiating, burial to follow in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens.

To view this obituary or leave the family a memory, visit:  www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.

The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Homes of Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Elmer K. Schmidt.

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  • We are so sorry to hear of your grandfathers passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Love you guys.

  • Sherry , Mike and grandchildren. I’m so sorry for the loss of your Dad and Grandpa. He was a good man and friend. I will miss him. Prayers to your family.

  • I wish I would have given you more hugs before you passed grandpa, I’m sorry. I love you, and I hope you rest peacefully. We will miss you.