Marvin Michael “Mike” Schmidt, 56, died Feb. 18, 2006.

There will be no funeral.

Mike was born on Sept. 4, 1949, at Grants Pass. He was a 1968 Baker High School graduate. He served four years in the U.S. Navy. He married Theda Green on Nov. 25, 1972. They lived at Tigard where he worked for Tektronics Inc.

Later he moved to Idaho and worked as a welder. Most recently he tended honeybees in Oregon and California. CB radio was his favorite hobby.

He was preceded in death by his daughter, Aletha.

Survivors include his two sons, Andrew and Johnathan of Spokane, Wash.; his father and mother, Marvin and Bettie Schmidt of Baker City; his sister, Larrissa Thompson of Ontario; his nephew, Miles Thompson of Boise; and numerous cousins, including Jim and Brenda Holly of Baker City and Ross Sprenger of Shed; and his beloved Boston terrier, Willie.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association.

Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, February 24, 2006
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor