Herman J. Schmid | News, Sports, Jobs
Herman J. Schmid, 92, of Sebring passed away at home surrounded by family on Sunday, November 28, 2021. Herman was born on March 13, 1929 in Sebring, Ohio to the late John and Minnie F. (Blasiman) Schmid. He attended Sebring McKinley High School and joined the United States Army in 1952 as a sergeant during the Korean War. Herman then retired from the United States Department of Agriculture as a milk tester in 1992. He was a life member of the First Immanuel United Church of Christ in Alliance, a member of the George D. Worth American Legion Post # 574 and United Commercial Travelers, Salem # 590. He enjoyed traveling after retirement with his wife, especially to Sugar Creek. Herman enjoyed watching the Cleveland Indians and cheering on the Buckeyes; However, the most important thing for him was to spend time with his family.
Herman is survived by his daughter Amy Steele of Sebring and her nieces and nephews. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his wife of 65 years Evelyn Mae (Krahling) whom he married on April 29, 1950 and died on May 9, 2015, his brother Edwin Schmid and his son-in-law Kenneth Steele. The family would like to especially thank the Sebring Fire Department and the Aultman / Alliance Hospice for all the attention and care they gave to his long illness.
A funeral service will be held on Friday December 3, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. at the Gednetz-Ruzek-Brown Funeral Home with Pastor Neal Mann as officiant. Friends and family will be received the hour before the service from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Interment will be held at Highland Memorial Park, Beloit, Ohio with military honors provided by the Salem Honor Guard. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made at Aultman / Alliance Hospice 200 East State Street. Alliance, OH 44601 or Sebring Fire Department 235 East Ohio Ave. Sebring, OH 44672. You can sign the guest register and view the obituary online at www.grfuneralhome.com. The arrangements have been entrusted to Gednetz-Ruzek-Brown Funeral Home, Sebring, 330-938-2526.