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Donald L. Schmidt, 77

January 31, 2009

Donald L. Schmidt, 77



MARCH 19, 1931-JAN. 29, 2009

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. -- Donald L. "Don" Schmidt, 77, of 915 S. Coldbrook Ave., died Thursday, Jan. 29, 2009, at Chambersburg Hospital.

Born March 19, 1931, in Park Falls, Wis., he was the son of the late William and Elma Bidwell Schmidt.

He served in the U.S. Army, Wisconsin National Guard and U.S. Army Reserves.

He retired from James River in 1990 after 40 years of service.

He was a member of B.P.O. Elks Lodge 600 and Charles Nitterhouse VFW Post 1599, both in Chambersburg.

He is survived by his wife, Betty L. Rosenberry Burk Schmidt, whom he married in September 1970; two stepchildren, Walter Burk of Ellicott City, Md., and Deborah B. Wilhelm of Chambersburg; two brothers, Paul Schmidt of Appleton, Wis., and David Schmidt of Menasha, Wis.; and two stepgrandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, William Schmidt and Jon Schmidt.

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It was his request to be cremated and have no public viewing or services. His remains will be scattered on the family island in northern Wisconsin.

Arrangements are by Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, Waynesboro.

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