Robert “Bob” Schmeidler, 61, Wellington, died Sunday, May 27, 2018, at his home.

He was born Dec. 12, 1956, in Hays to Robert E. and Eleanor (Geist) Schmeidler.

He married Mavis Rains on Sept. 11, 1987, in Wellington. He was employed as a machinist at Kansas Plastics and retired in 2013. He was a U.S. Marines Corps veteran, serving during the Vietnam era.

Survivors include his wife, Wellington; three sons, Cavan Schmeidler (Stacy Burke), Mayfield, Eli Schmeidler, and Cale Schmeidler (Mercedez Farley), all of Rose Hill; a daughter, Selene Schmeidler, Wellington; two sisters, Beverly Brungardt, Hays, and Barbara Sage, Thornton, Colo.; and four grandchildren, William Schmeidler, Karen Schmeidler, Sadey Burke and Bailey Burke.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and an infant daughter, Savannah Schmeidler.

Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Friday with military honors in Prairie Lawn Cemetery, Wellington.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday with family present at Cornejo/Day Funeral Home & Crematory, Wellington.

Memorials are suggested to Wellington Humane Society in care of the funeral home.

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