Lloyd Ralph Schmidt, Delavan, WI (1932-2014)
January 13, 1932 - February 19, 2014
Lloyd Ralph Schmidt, 82, of Delavan, died peacefully at his home on Feb. 19, 2014. Lloyd was born Jan. 13, 1932, in Fulton, SD, the son of Robert Schmidt and Elizabeth Groehler. Lloyd served in the Army National Guard. He married Betty Binger June 5, 1954, in Watertown, WI. Lloyd was co-owner and operator of Schmidt Auto Parts in downtown Delavan, for many years. He was a member and past president of Delavan Lions Club. He was a member of Janesville/Beloit Kennel Club and Elkhorn Kennel Club.
Lloyd is survived by his wife, Betty; two sons, Scott (Ellen) Schmidt of Portage, WI, and Rand (Sue) Schmidt of Johnburg, IL; two daughters, Chery Yanke of Arkansas, and Katie Crowley of Texas; and nine grandchildren.
A gathering with the Schmidt Family will be from 2 until 4 p.m. Sunday, March 2, 2014, at the BETZER FUNERAL HOME in Delavan. Immediately following the gathering, the family will adjourn to the American Legion Hall across the street from the funeral home for a light supper.