GRAND ISLAND – Carthage, TX resident Roger Eugene Schmitz, 76, died Wednesday, October 23, 2019, at Emerald Nursing Home, Grand Island, NE. Private family burial will be determined at a later date.

Private condolences may be sent to the family at www. Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center is serving the family. 

Roger was born September 17, 1943, to Eugene and Grace (Mays) Schmitz in Hastings, NE. He graduated from Doniphan High School in 1961.

He married Sharon Hopkins in Midland, TX on August 1, 1963. Sharon and Roger resided in Texas for their lifetime together.

Roger was preceded in death by his parents, Eugene and Grace; wife, Sharon; and niece, Tonya Burns.

Survivors include, sisters: Joyce Fisher - Fayetteville, AR, Joan (Carl) Craft - Hastings, NE, Valerie (Kimberly) Schmitz - Jefferson, GA; brothers: Randall (Jeanne Fisher) Schmitz – Memphis, TN, Gregory Schmitz – Palm Springs, CA, Michael (Colleen) Schmitz – Phillips, NE.

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