Jason Michael Schmidt, 37, Hays, died Friday, Nov. 24, 2017.

He was born May 15, 1980, in Hays to Keith Gerard and Janice Marie (Dechant) Schmidt. He attended Hays High School.

He worked in construction, concrete finishing and did auto body repair work.

He enjoyed electronics, working on old cars, riding motorcycles and fishing.

He was a member of the Catholic faith.

Survivors include his children, Harlie Schmidt and Damian Schmidt, both of Hays; his parents, Hays; a sister, Angela Schmidt and her children, Tyra, Mason, and Skyy, Tempe, Ariz.; his grandmother, Esther Schmidt, Hays; and many uncles, aunts, and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Alfred “Al” Schmidt; Nicholas “Nick” and Rosella (Kuhn) Dechant.

A private family service and inurnment will be at a later date.

Memorials are suggested to The Keith Schmidt Family in care of Cline’s-Keithley Mortuary of Hays, 1919 E. 22nd, Hays, KS 67601.

Condolences can be left by guestbook at keithleyfuneralchapels.com or can be sent

Via e-mail to clinesmortuary@eaglecom.net.