Harold H. Schmidt, age 87, of Maple Lake, died Monday, November 15, 2021 at his home with family at his side.
Memorial Services will be held 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 20, 2021 at Bethlehem United Church of Christ, Maple Lake with visitation one hour prior to the service. Pastor Marc Well Nagel will officiate. Burial will take place at Woodlawn Cemetery in Annandale. The memorial service will be live-streamed on the funeral home website. Memorials are preferred to Bethlehem United Church of Christ.
Harold Hubert Schmidt was born November 12, 1934 in Annandale, Minnesota to Hubert and Elsie (Ruge) Schmidt. He graduated from Annandale High School. He served his country in the US Army from 1956 - 1958; he was stationed for a majority of his service in Germany. On April 8, 1967, Harold was united in marriage to Nelda Jean Hasse at Zion Lutheran Church in Annandale. They made their home in rural Annandale where they raised their family. Harold worked for Knutson Construction for 11 years prior to working for 27 years for the Annandale School District. He was a life-long member of Bethlehem United Church of Christ, where he was baptized, confirmed, and served on the Church Council, Spiritual Council, and the Special Projects Group. Harold enjoyed county music, sports, traveling to Branson, MO, and taking trips to the casinos. He thoroughly enjoyed when he was able to combine his love for sports and family by watching his grandchildren's activities. He felt at home in the outdoors when he was planting trees, working in the garden and taking care of the lawn.
He is survived by his wife, Nelda; sons, Jeffrey (Amy) of New London and Jason (Lisa) of St. Louis Park; four grandchildren, Jake, Noah, Katie and Ellie; sister Lorna (Al) Ittel of Brooklyn Center; brothers-in-law, James (JoAnn) Hasse and Bruce Smith; and many other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Hubert and Elsie; brother, Melvin; and sisters-in-law, Beverly Smith, Shirley Krogstad and Glenice Schmidt.
Arrangements are entrusted with Dingmann Funeral Care Burial & Cremation Services of Maple Lake.
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