Gerhard Oscar Schmidt, died peacefully on December 26, 1994.

He was born September 24, 1926 to Max O. and Emma Winzig Schmidt Ogden, Utah. Married Margaret Ellis in the Salt Lake Temple-divorced. Gary graduated from Ogden High School in 1944 and served in the armed forces until 1946.Gary served as a Utah Highway Patrolman, as a volunteer for the Bountiful Jeep Posse, as a volunteer for the South Davis Fire Department, and was living and working in Salt Lake City at the time of his death.

Gary is survived by five children; Gary E. (Rosie), Cheyenne, Wyoming, J. Kevin (Sue), Shrewsbury, Massachusetts, JoAnn S. (Bruce) Cummings, West Valley City, Utah, Doug L. (Donna), Santaquin, Utah, Robert M., Salt Lake City, Utah; and nine grandchildren. Gary is also survived by two brothers, Herbert Schmidt, Ogden, Utah, Wilford Schmidt, Portland, Oregon. Preceded in death by his sister Eleanore and brother Franklin.

The family would like to extend a special thanks to Gary's dear friends, Chad and Becky Thomas for their love and friendship that was shown to Gary.

Family services will be held.

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