Adam Schmidt


1925 – 2012

With much sadness we wish to announce the passing of our dear

husband, father,

grandfather, great grandfather and

great-great grandfather, Adam Schmidt, at the Brookhaven Care

Centre in Westbank on the 8th of May, 2012. He is survived by his loving wife Grace Virginia

(Ginny), daughters

Marlene, Jordan,

Lynette Skakun (Len), Robyn Brown, Karen R. Barley; sons Tony

(Carol), Michael (Cathy), William, stepson J. Glenn Robson; 18 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren and 1 great-great grandson; sisters Pauline Wishinski, Cecelia Sprovieri, Min Kilby, Rose Munoz, Mary Brooks (Dave), Helen Clark and one brother, Matt. Adam was born on December 12, 1925 in Kerrobert, Sask. and moved to Kelowna, BC with his family in 1930. In 1944 Adam enlisted in the army and was

overseas in Belgium, France and Germany, returning in 1946 when he was discharged. He married and moved to Campbell River where he raised his children. Adam married Ginny in 1970 and in 1986 they retired and moved to

Peachland. Adam worked as a millwright, commercial

fisherman and also formed his own construction company. He was an avid gardener, loved playing crib, fishing and travelling in their motorhome with Ginny. Donations in memory of Adam can be made to the Heart & Stroke

Foundation by visiting OR by mail to 1212 West Broadway, Vancouver BC, V6H 3V2. Messages of condolence may be forwarded to the family by visiting A Celebration of Life for Adam will be held at a later date.

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