Delano E. Schmidt

Delano E. “Del” Schmidt, 79, Chisago City, died Saturday, April 20, 2013.

He was a veteran of the United States Air Force.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 25, at Faith Lutheran Church, 886 North Shore Dr., Forest Lake. Visitation was from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday at Mattson Funeral Home, 343 North Shore Dr., Forest Lake and will continue one hour prior to the service at the church. Interment will be at South Green Lake Cemetery, Chisago City.

He is survived by his wife of 25 years, Janet; children, Jim, Bob (Deb), Ron (Leah), Gerry (KrissAnn), Roger (Rolanda), David (Janet), Dennis (Lisa), Mark, Linda, Michael and Lori (Mike); 19 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; sister, Gerry; former wife, Stasia Wienke; many other extended family members and life-long friend, Gordy Kobett.

He is preceded in death by his sister, Bea.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred.