Peter Thomas “Pete” Schmitz

Peter Thomas “Pete” Schmitz

Birth
Austin, Mower County, Minnesota, USA
Death 26 Dec 2019 (aged 64)
Adams, Mower County, Minnesota, USA
Burial Adams, Mower County, Minnesota, USA
Memorial ID 205728883 · View Source
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Peter T. Schmitz, 64 of Adams, Minnesota, died peacefully on Thursday, December 26, 2019 at his home surrounded by his family.

He was born in Austin, MN on October 18, 1955 to Joseph and Helen (Bauer) Schmitz. He graduated from Adams High School in 1973 and married Renee Hemingway at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Adams on October 27, 1978, they later divorced.

Throughout his life he worked as an electrician at Schmitz Electric and owned his own company Schmitz and Daughters. He was very active in the community serving on the Adams Fire Department for 30 years; 10 years as Chief and was in his second term on the Adams City Council. In his spare time Pete liked to ride his Harley and spend time with his beloved daughters and grandkids.

He was preceded in death by his parents, brother, Michael Schmitz and niece, Michelle (Schmitz) Meyer.

He is survived by his daughters and sons-in-law: Theresa (David) Freese, Rochester, MN, Kathy Jo (Chris) Kiefer, Stewartville, MN, Leslie (Josh) Taylor, Osage, IA, and Joni (Winston) Smith, Algona, IA; grandchildren: Kyle, Allicia, Ava, Gavin, Owen, Weston, Brynley, Beau, Vince, Varity, Houston and Lucy; siblings: Patrick (Peg) Schmitz, Austin, MN; Louise (Norman, Sr) Eastman, McIntyre, IA; sister-in-law: Mary Schmitz; many beloved nieces and nephews, and his dog Mia.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, January 3rd at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Adams with Father Swaminatha Pothireddy and Father Don Schmitz officiating. Interment will follow in Sacred Heart Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Thursday from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Adams Funeral Home with a 7:00 p.m. prayer service, and will continue Friday from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. at the funeral home.


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  • Created by: Janet Stephenson
  • Added: 27 Dec 2019
  • Find A Grave Memorial 205728883
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Peter Thomas “Pete” Schmitz (18 Oct 1955–26 Dec 2019), Find A Grave Memorial no. 205728883, citing Sacred Heart Cemetery, Adams, Mower County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by Janet Stephenson (contributor 46853083) .