Corn 04

Thomas E. Schmitt

September 26, 1943 ~ February 4, 2022 (age 78)

Obituary

Thomas E. Schmitt, 78, of Haubstadt, IN, passed away at Deaconess Gateway Hospital in Newburgh, IN on Friday, February 4, 2022. He was born to the late Joseph and Geneva (Ziliak) Schmitt in Poseyville, IN on September 26, 1943.

Tom worked at Bristol Myers for over 30 years in refrigeration maintenance. He was a member of Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Haubstadt, IN and a former member of the Haubstadt Chamber of Commerce and the Knights of Columbus #2215. He spent his whole life farming and enjoyed toying around on his tractor.

Besides his parents, he is preceded in death by his siblings, Paul Schmitt, Kenneth Schmitt, and Marvin Schmitt.

Tom is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Tanya (Freeman) Schmitt of Haubstadt, IN; children, Julie (Pat) Clester of Frederick, MD, Darrin (Beth) Schmitt of Haubstadt, IN, Mark (Amy) Schmitt of Charlestown, WV, and Kim (John) Schmitt of Austin, TX; grandchildren, Jeremiah (Jordan) Clester, Megan (Tyler) Abshagan, Kaitlyn Schmitt, Landon (Haley) Schmitt, Joseph Schmitt, and William Schmitt; great grandchildren, Lucy and Mack Abshagan and Harper Clester; and his canine friend, Maggie. Also survived by his sisters, Rose Vincent, Mary Winiger and brother, Edward and Fred Schmitt. 

A Funeral Mass will be on Saturday, February 12, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Haubstadt with Father Christopher Droste officiating. Visitation will be on Friday, February 11, 2022, at Stodghill Funeral Home from 3:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and again on Saturday, February 12, 2022, from 9:00 a.m. until service time at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church. Recitation of the Rosary will be at 2:30 p.m. on Friday, February 11, 2022, at Stodghill Funeral Home prior to visitation. Entombment at Sts. Peter and Paul Cemetery will be at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to The Lord’s Pantry or Food for the Poor. 

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Thomas E. Schmitt, please visit our floral store.


Services

Recitation of the Rosary
Friday
February 11, 2022

2:30 PM
Stodghill Funeral Home
500 E Park Street
Fort Branch, IN 47648

Visitation
Friday
February 11, 2022

3:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Stodghill Funeral Home
500 E Park Street
Fort Branch, IN 47648

Visitation
Saturday
February 12, 2022

9:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Sts Peter and Paul Catholic Church
211 N. Vine
Haubstadt, IN 47639

Funeral Mass
Saturday
February 12, 2022

10:00 AM
Sts Peter and Paul Catholic Church
211 N. Vine
Haubstadt, IN 47639

Donations

The Lord's Panty
105 W Vine St, Fort Branch IN 47648-1451
Tel: 1-812-753-4424
Web: http://www.tristatefoodbank.org

Food For The Poor
6401 Lyons Road, Coconut Creek FL 33073
Tel: 1-800-427-9104
Web: http://donorservice@foodforthepoor.com

© 2022 Stodghill Funeral Home. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Accessibility