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In Memory

Aaron Schmidt (Schmidt) - Class Of 1992

Aaron Leigh Schmidt

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Aaron Leigh Schmidt


May 10, 1972 - Jan. 18, 2017

McCOOK, Neb. -- Aaron Leigh Schmidt of McCook passed away Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017, at Community Hospital. He was 44 years old.

Aaron was born on May 10, 1972, at McCook to parents, Myron Leigh and Carolyn Ruth (Swayne) Schmidt. He graduated from McCook High School in 1992 and continued his education at Wyoming Tech in Laramie, Wyo., in auto body work.

On May 7, 2004, Aaron was united in marriage to Misty Yost in McCook. To this union two children, Izabella and Nathaniel was born. Aaron worked in various jobs including, construction, John Deere, farming, plumbing work, and as an over-the-road truck driver, until his health would not permit him to work.

Aaron loved his children and the time spent with them. He volunteered as an assistant swim coach with the YMCA for his children's swim team. He loved taking bike rides with his children and taking them to Railroad Fests. He also enjoyed a good game of pool with his friends.

Preceding him in death were his father, Myron Schmidt; maternal grandparents, Glen and Helen Swayne; and paternal grandparents, Monroe and Mae Schmidt.

Survivors include his children, Izabella and Nathaniel of the home; mother, Carolyn Schmidt of McCook; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins; Misty Schmidt, mother of Izabella and Nathaniel; and a host of friends.

Memorials may be given in his name.

Visitation will be Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017, from 3 to 7 p.m., the family will be present from 5 to 7 p.m. at Herrmann-Jones Funeral Chapel in McCook. Friends may send condolences to the family at www.herrmannfh.com

Funeral services are Monday, Jan. 23, 2017, at 11 a.m. at Congregational Church in McCook with Rev. Steve Bales officiating. Burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery.

Herrmann-Jones Funeral Chapel of McCook is in charge of the arrangements.