David Wayne Schmidt

Lincoln Memorial Park and Funeral Home

David Wayne Schmidt

Lincoln, NE - David Wayne Schmidt, age 77, of Lincoln, Nebraska, went to be with God on Tuesday, June 22, 2021. David was born September 10, 1943 to Simon J. Schmidt and Martha (Koehn) Schmidt.

David worked in Social Services for 40 years with his career ending in retirement in Hays, Kansas at the Ellis County Social Services agency. His Masters Degree was in Social Services from Kansas University. He loved singing, walking and mountain climbing. His favorite place for mountain climbing was Colorado, and singing in church as a solo's and in group singing. But, in the midst of all this, his most favorite thing, was taking care of his family.

This includes his loving wife, Linda (Alger), daughters Marla Dawn Schmidt and Cheryl Denise Dunn (Shaun, whom he loved dearly), two granddaughters: Abrah Corinne and Thalia Renee Dunn (the joy of his heart).

He is also survived by his sister, Marjorie Schmidt Matthews (Ronald L.) and brother Ronald G. Schmidt (Linda) and nieces Erica Frans (Steve) and Carrie Schmidt.

He is proceeded in death by his parents; Simon J. Schmidt and mother Martha (Koehn) Schmidt and brother Arvid J. Schmidt and step-mother, Rose. Grandparents; David C. and Anna (Gossen) Koehn and Abraham J. and Sarah Schmidt.

A private memorial service will be at a later date. Memorials are suggested to the Midwest Heart Connection, in honor of David's granddaughter, Abrah Corinne Dunn. Condolences to www.lincolnfh.com.

Posted online on July 01, 2021