Dean Schmidt

Dean A. Schmidt, 63, of Beaver Dam, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017.

Dean was born on Dec. 26, 1953, in Beaver Dam, the son of Dale and Ivy (Dickinson) Schmidt. He graduated from Beaver Dam High School and worked as a forklift operator at John Deere in Horicon for 30 years. Dean enjoyed riding his Harley-Davidson motorcycle and took numerous trips throughout the United States. He was a member of Mayville Rod & Gun Club, and especially enjoyed pheasant hunting in South Dakota and watching the Wisconsin Badgers and Green Bay Packers.

Dean is survived by his father, Dale Schmidt of Beaver Dam; twin sisters, Christine (Clint) Harris and their son, Clinton Harris III of Warren, Minnesota, and Jennifer (Kevin) Schiffman and their children, Cody, Heather and Hunter, of Roscoe, Illinois; his former wife, Marcy Schmidt and stepchildren, Scott and Nicole Geschke; his dog and faithful companion, Deuce; and further survived by other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his mother and other relatives.

A memorial gathering for Dean will be held on Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017, at Cornerstone Funeral & Cremation Services, 135 Keller Blvd., Beaver Dam from 11 a.m. until the time of the memorial service at 1 p.m.

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