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 Frederic Clinton Schmidt

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Frederic Clinton Schmidt

  • Birth 1 Feb 1973 Germany
  • Death 23 May 1996 King County, Texas, USA
  • Burial Arlie, Childress County, Texas, USA
  • Memorial ID 80461999

The Wellington Leader, Thursday, May 30, 1996

Frederic Schmidt

Frederic Clinton Schmidt, age 23, of Wellington and his girl friend, Tracee Nichol Allison, also age 23, of Shamrock, died in a car accident on Thursday, May 23, 1996 near Guthrie.

Funeral services were held for Frederic at 2 pm on Sunday, May 26, 1996 at the First United Methodist Church with Rev Steve Ulrey, pastor, officiating. Pallbearers were Lanny Hammons, Joe L. Bartlett, David Duncan, Derek Seal, Gary Don Davis, Brent Martin, Greg Martin and Kelly Goforth. Burial was in Arlie Cemetery under the direction of Adams Funeral Home.

Frederic was born February 1, 1973 in Emden, Germany to Adolf and Frances Hill Schmidt He attended schools in Wellington, graduating from Wellington High School in 1991 as valedictorian of his class. During high school, Frederic was an All-District football player and played varsity tennis. He received many scholastic and athletic honors, including DAR Good Citizen's Award and Area Representative at the 1990 Texas Energy and Science Symposium in Austin. Frederic was on the student council, class president and served as National Honor Society president. He was a student at the University of Texas in Austin majoring in mechanical engineering. He was a candidate for his bachelor's degree in the fall of 1996. During his college years, he participated in the Engineering Coop Program working as an engineer intern at Applied Materials in Austin. Frederic was a member of Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Fraternity and Phi Eta Sigma Honor Fraternity. He attended the Methodist Church.

Survivors include his parents: Adolph and Frances Schmidt of Wellington; one brother, and sister-in-law, Britt and Helen Schmidt of Boston, MA; and his grandmothers, Olivia Hill of Wellington and Meta Schmidt of Emden, Germany.

The family suggests memorials to the Arlie Cemetery Association or a favorite charity.

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see photos of shared marker:
Tracee Nichol Allison FaG Memorial # 10216084 and
Frederick Schmidt at Shamrock, Texas FaG Memorial # 73404698

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  • Created by: Jeanette Perrin Coaly
  • Added: 14 Nov 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 80461999
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Frederic Clinton Schmidt (1 Feb 1973–23 May 1996), Find A Grave Memorial no. 80461999, citing Arlie Cemetery, Arlie, Childress County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Jeanette Perrin Coaly (contributor 47499981) .