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Darold (Jerry) Schmitt, 76

Darold "Jerry" Schmitt, age 76, of Cottage Grove, died at home Monday morning, July 15.

Survived by wife Pat; children Cristy (Bill) Murray; Terri (Thomas) Albrecht-Schmitt, Tonya (Joe Mischke) Schmitt, Barb Bibeau (Richelle Wesley), Dennis (Diana) Bibeau, John (Joyce) Bibeau, Debbie (Troy) Billings; sister Ramona (Frank) Meduna; nieces and nephews Teresa (Dave) Buechler, Monty (Judy) Meduna, Brad (Darleen) Meduna, Steve (Megan) Meduna; and 14 grandchildren.

Preceded in death by parents Edward and Christine; son Jay Schmitt; and grandson Nick Bibeau.

Jerry grew up in Aberdeen, S.D., and enjoyed a successful career with Martinizing Dry Cleaning in Minnesota and the Dakotas. An avid woodworker who was dedicated to his faith and family.

Funeral 1 p.m. Friday, July 19, at All Saints Lutheran Church, 8100 Belden Blvd., Cottage Grove, with visitation starting at 11 a.m. at church. Interment in Newport Cemetery. Memorials preferred in lieu of flowers.

Kok Funeral Home - 651-459-2483.