Carl Schmidt, 78

Carl E. Schmidt, age 78 of Broken Bow, died at the Callaway District Hospital in Callaway Oct. 27, 2011. Memorial services were Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011, at the Assembly of God Church in Broken Bow with the Rev. Rick Johnson officiating. Inurnment was at the Broken Bow Cemetery. A register book will be available for signing at Govier Brothers Mortuary.Mr. Schmidt was born Dec. 23, 1932, at Anselmo, to Alfred and Nellie (Turpening) Schmidt. He lived most of his life in Broken Bow, working at BD until he retired in 1996. In the Fall of 1998, Carl and Wanda set off in their camper and became snow birds, traveling south and visiting family and friends around the country until Carl fell in July 2010.Survivors include his wife, Wanda Schmidt of Broken Bow; children, Cheryl Adams, Randy Schmidt and Shelly Thomas; grandchildren, Ben Fann, Josh Fann, Jeremy Schmidt, Seth Fann, Jed Schmidt, Sarah (Thomas) Scott, Nicole Schmidt, Sheena (Thomas) Ritter, and Tabitha Adams; and 15 great -grandchildren.Published in Custer County Chief, Nov. 3, 2011