Virlin L. Schmidt, age 76, of Faribault died on Thursday, August 11, 2011 at the District One Hospital, Faribault.

Memorial services will be held in the Boldt Funeral Home, Faribault on Saturday, August 13, 2011 at 1:30 p.m. with the Reverend Jan Bodin, officiating. A private interment will be held for the family.

A memorial visitation will be held in the Boldt Funeral Home, Faribault on Saturday for one hour prior to the services.

Virlin L., the son of Christian W. and Johanna (Meyer) Schmidt was born on May 12, 1935 in Ogilivie. He was formerly employed by Crown, Cork & Seal, Faribault. Virlin was a person that loved to build things and enjoyed many crafts. He built snowshoes and whistles; and he designed stained glass items and jewelry.

He is survived by two sons, Brian Schmidt of Owatonna and Loren (and Susan) Schmidt of Red Wing; four grandchildren, Charity, Brady, Jessica and Brandon Schmidt; one great daughter, Haleigh Schmidt; and one brother, Paul Schmidt.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one grandson, Christopher Schmidt; one great granddaughter, Brooklyn Schmidt; the mother of his children, Jeanette Schmidt; and one brother, Duane Schmidt.

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Name: Joy Davison
Date: Friday August 19, 2011


To Loren and Brian. I wanted to let you know I am saddned by the death of Virlin. I was Virlins case manager at Public health for five years. I always enjoyed visiting with him and know he was very talented at making baskets and jewelry. I wish you peace and good memories always. Joy Davison