Honoring Tradition.
Celebrating Life.

Henry Schmid

January 12, 1924 - October 5, 2018
Grand Rapids, MI



Wednesday, October 10, 2018
12:00 PM to 2:00 PM EDT
Heritage Life Story Funeral Homes
Van Strien Creston Chapel
1833 Plainfield Ave., N.E
Grand Rapids, MI 49505
(616) 361-2613

There will be a tribute time at 1:30 PM.

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Military Honors

Wednesday, October 10, 2018
2:30 PM EDT
Fairplains Cemetery
2056 Diamond Ave NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49505


Wednesday, October 10, 2018
3:30 PM EDT
Brann's Steakhouse & Grille
401 Leonard Street NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504

Friends are invited to join family after the graveside service.



At the family's request memorial contributions are to be made to those listed below. Please forward payment directly to the memorial of your choice.

Stop TB Partnership
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SCHMID, Henry E.

Grand Rapids, MI

Age 94, passed away peacefully October 5, 2018. Henry was born January 12, 1924 in Germany, to the late Gottlieb & Anna (Betz) Schmid. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Mary; siblings, Gary Van Valkenburg & Mary Longfield; and grandson, Dustin Schmid. Henry was a veteran of the US Army serving in Germany during WWII and a member of Taxpayers Organization. He loved to play cribbage, golf, bowl and he was an accomplished checker player. Above all, he was supportive of his family. Henry is survived by his sons, Randy Schmid & Mark Schmid both of Grand Rapids; grandchildren, Mark Jr., Amanda, Chad, Brandon, Brad, Helen, & Hanna; 9 great grandchildren; step children, Marlene Longberg of Grand Rapids & Robert (Dora) Hahn of Hudsonville. Also surviving are siblings, Eugene Schmid of Grand Rapids, William Honderd of Grandville, Ruth (David) Sherman of Jenison, & Eleanor Joldersma of Wyoming; and many nieces & nephews. Friends may visit with family Wednesday Oct. 10 from 12-2 PM at Heritage Life Story Funeral Home, 1833 Plainfield Ave NE. Burial with full military honors will be held at 2:30 PM at Fairplains Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to StopTB.org. www.lifestorynet.com