DEATH: Bruce Schmidt

Bruce Schmidt, 74, died on Sept 15, 2023, in rural Canton.

A Celebration of Life service will be at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 23, 2023, at Tabor Mennonite Church in rural Newton.

Committal service will be at 9 a.m. on Saturday at Tabor Mennonite Church Cemetery in rural Newton.

The family will receive friends from 5:30-8:30 p.m. on Friday at the Tabor Church Hospitality Hall.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Marion County Fire District # 2 Meeting Room Renovation or Bethesda Home in care of Jost Funeral Home in P.O. Box 266 in Hillsboro, KS 67063.

He was born on Oct. 5, 1948, in Goessel to Harvey and Betty (Reimer) Schmidt. He married Eileen Goerzen on March 29, 1969, at Tabor Mennonite Church in rural Newton.

Survivors include wife, Eileen Schmidt rural Canton; brother, Jim K. (Mary) Schmidt of rural Canton; sisters, Barb (Russ) Abrahams rural Newton, Karen (Duane) Unruh rural Canton.

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