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Wallace "Waly" Schmidt

Wallace “Wally” Schmidt


Wallace “Wally” Schmidt, 88, Backus, formerly of South St. Paul, died Thursday, March 20.

He is preceded in death by his parents and brother, Gerald.

He is survived by his wife, Lorraine; six children, Rebecca (Greg) Anderson, Linda (David) Johnson, Christine (Denny) Lennartson, Kay Ann Schmidt, Bill (Karen) Schmidt and Susan Schmidt; 13 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.

Memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Monday, March 31, at Luther Memorial Church, 315 15th Ave. N., South St Paul. Family will greet friends from 9:30-11 a.m. Monday, March 31, at the church. Interment will be at Fort Snelling National Cemetery. Memorials are preferred to the Minneapolis Veteran’s Home “Adult Day Care.”

Kandt & Tetrick Funeral Home, South St. Paul, is in charge of arrangements.