Donald Thomas Schmidt, 82, died December 28, 2001.
A resident of Las Vegas, he was born September 13, 1919 in Brighton Illinois. He was a veteran of World War II, having served in the Army as an officer in Military government in the European theater. He received his B.A. and M.A. from the University of Iowa and an M.L.S. from the University of Denver. He worked as a teacher and Assistant Director of the Library at Brigham Young University. He was also the Director of Library Archives for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from 1972-1984. He was an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints serving as a temple sealer and Las Vegas Nevada South Stake Patriarch. He enjoyed doing genealogical research.
He is survived by his wife Alice and children Don (Lora) of Sandy; Helen of Salt Lake City; Becky (Joel) Glassett of Naperville, IL; Dave (Erin Warnick) of Las Vegas, NV; Ken (Kathryn) of Tooele; and Janet (Randy) Stewart of Las Vegas, NV. He is also survived by his brothers, Harvey and Merle Schmidt of Illinois; 22 grandchildren and three great-grand-children.
Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. January 3, 2002 at Bunker Eden Vale Mortuary and one hour prior to services held at the Hacienda Heights Chapel at 11:00 a.m. on January 4, 2002, Burial will be at Southern Nevada Veteran Memorial Center. The family requests memorial donations be made to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Humanitarian Fund.