Michael John Schmitz, 58

Michael John Schmitz, 58, passed away Monday, August 17 at his home in Phillips. 

A private family service will be held Friday, August 21 at 2pm at All Faiths Funeral Home in Grand Island. Dan Naranjo will officiate. All CDC recommendations will be followed, and face coverings are required as we are trying to protect those most vulnerable.  The service will be livestreamed on All Faiths Facebook page. Memorials are suggested to the family for future designations.

Mike was born on January 25, 1962 in Hastings to Eugene and Grace (Mays) Schmitz. He grew up in Doniphan and graduated from Doniphan High School in 1980. On January 7, 1983 he was united in marriage to Colleen Schimmer. They built a life in their hometown area where Mike dedicated most of his working life to Proctor & Gamble (Iams). He enjoyed spending time with his family, camping, learning from his father-in-law, and riding his motorcycle. He loved watching his grandkids and gave every last piece of his heart to them.

Those left to cherish his memory include his wife Colleen, children Heather (Dusty) Alexander, Jesse Schmitz, and Ashley (Cody) Prochaska, 4 grandchildren Braelyn, Tatum, Gavin, and Gemma, siblings Joan Kraft, Valeria Mayzak-Schmitz, Gregory Schmitz, Joyce Fisher, and Randy Schmitz, mother-in-law Janice Schimmer, along with many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, and nephews.

Mike was preceded in death by his parents Eugene and Grace Schmitz, brother Roger Schmitz, niece Tonya (Detamore) Burns, and father-in-law Larry Schimmer.

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