Donald Schmidt April 2, 1948-Aug. 25, 2017

Donald Schmidt

     Donald Schmidt, age 69, died Friday Aug. 25, 2017 at St. Luke’s Hospital, Cedar Rapids, Iowa following a battle with Parkinson’s disease. 

     Funeral services will be held 10:30 Thursday morning, Aug. 31, 2017 at the Goettsch Funeral Home, Anamosa, where friends may call from 4 until 7 p.m. Wednesday. Interment will be in the Cedar Memorial Cemetery, Cedar Rapids. Rev. Marty Schuhmacher will officiate at the services. Thoughts, memories and condolences may be left at

     Surviving is his wife, Leann; a daughter, Kyleigh all of Anamosa; a son Stan Schmidt, Cedar Rapids; and his stepfather, Melvin Nealsen, Burbank, S.D. He was preceded in death by his parents, and an infant brother, Michael.

     Donald Paul Schmidt was born April 2, 1948 at the John McDonald Hospital, Monticello, Iowa. He was the son of Lavern and Doris Eggers, Schmidt. Don was raised by his uncle Roger Eggers. He graduated from high school in New York State. Don returned to the Monticello and Anamosa communities where he was employed at the Iowa Men’s Reformatory for 33 years. He retired in 2003. Don then worked as a store greeter at Walmart for five years. Don was an avid Green Bay Packers Fan.    


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