Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Obituary - Dennis Schmidt

Dennis Schmidt, 67 of Peculiar Missouri entered into eternal rest on January, 16 2022. Dennis is survived by his wife Gail of the home, daughter Meagan Embry (Brandon), grandchildren Breckin and Macie of Belton Missouri. Daughter Stephanie VanHollebeke (Anthony) grandchild Ava of Las Vegas Nevada. Additional survivors include a brother, Charles Schmidt. Sister in law and brother in law Keith and Gloria Barlow of Eads Colorado. Along with many nieces and nephews. Dennis was born September 26th 1954 in Axtell Kansas to Benedict W. and Katherine (Kay) Loob Schmidt. Dennis was preceded in death by his parents and brother Daniel Schmidt. 

Dennis and Gail were married 43 years on June 3. They enjoyed many trips together along with their lake lot at the Lake of the Ozarks. Dennis owned his own surveying business for 15 years, prior to that Dennis worked for Logan and Associates civil engineering firm in Liberty Missouri. 

Dennis was a licensed land surveyor in both Missouri and Kansas. He was a member of the Professional Land Surveyors Association. He was also a member of St. Sabina Catholic Parish. Dennis was a skilled carpenter and built many furniture pieces for family members that will be forever cherished. Dennis was a beloved husband, father and grandfather. His grandchildren were his world. His love for laughter and life will be cherished memories. He always was looking for a good prank to play on family and friends. Family gatherings were his happy place. Family and friends could always count on Dennis, he would drop everything to be there for anyone. Our hearts are broken by the loss of Dennis. We are thankful for the love he brought and the many memories we have together until we see him again.

Visitation is planned at St. Sabina Catholic church in Belton Missouri on January 28 2022 at 10:00am. A funeral Mass will follow at 11:00am at St. Sabina church. A private family inurnment is to be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that donations may be made to St. Sabina Catholic church of Belton Missouri.

Arrangements: Cullen Funeral Home, Raymore, Missouri 816.322.5278

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