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August J. “Augie” Schmidt

Jun 08, 1930 - May 09, 2021


August J. “Augie” Schmidt, 90, of Sheboygan, passed away at Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice on Sunday, May 9, 2021. Augie was born on June 8, 1930 to the late August and Erna (Kloppenberg) Schmidt. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy as an Electrician in 1950 and was honorably discharged in 1954. Augie was united in marriage to Joann Hardy at St. Peter Claver Catholic Church on July 23, 1955. After 31 years of employment in appliance repair at Bitter Neumann, Augie retired in 1994. Augie was known as someone who could fix anything. Anything. He and his wife Joann are members of St. Peter Claver Catholic Church.
Augie is survived by his wife, Joann Schmidt; children, David (Deb) Schmidt, Kathy (Gene) Bohnhoff, Gary (Gabrielle) Schmidt, Patricia (Leon) Belitz, Daniel Schmidt, Jean (Fred) Brooks and Robert (Kelly) Schmidt; grandchildren, Christina Cramey, Andy, Paul and Tim Bohnhoff, Ryan Chris and Jacob Wasielewski, Steven, Michael and Jonathan Schmidt, Ashley and Sarah Belitz, Mason, Max and Lennon Schmidt; eight great-grandchildren; sister, Carol (David) Given; brother-in-law, Richard (Therese) Hardy and sisters-in-law, Mary (Robert) Conto and Betty Hardy.
He is preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Gloria and Helen; brother, Donald; brother-in-law, Tom Hardy and sister-in-law, Donna Molitor.
There will be a Funeral Mass at St. Peter Claver Catholic Church, 1439 S. 12th St., Sheboygan, on Saturday, May 15, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. There will be a time for visitation at church from 9:00 a.m. until the time of Mass at 11:00 a.m. Burial will take place at Holy Cross Cemetery. Condolence may be expressed online at
The family would like to extend a special thank you to Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice for their care.


Date: Saturday May 15, 2021
Time: 9:00 a.m.
Location: St. Peter Claver Catholic Church [map]

Funeral Mass

Date: Saturday May 15, 2021
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Location: St. Peter Claver Catholic Church [map]



Guestbook Entries SIGN GUESTBOOK

Barbara (Baldwin) TerBeest

Our thoughts and prayers are with you Joann and famiy.

Holly (Kloppenburg) Wartke

My sincere sympathy to the whole family.

Joan Bogenschuetz

My Deepest Sympathy Joann and family. What a great picture of him and adding another great smile in heaven.


I am so sorry to hear about your husband. Ruth Nyhuis from Oostburg

Randall Sturm

I still remember Augie taking us kids out fishing in a rowboat for the first time many years ago on a lake in Wisconsin. And yes, we caught some fish! Rest in peace Uncle Augie and my condolences to all of your family. Bless you.


It is remarkable, rather useful phrase

Tina Hardy

Our condolences to the entire family. We’re keeping you all close in our thoughts and prayers. The Hardys-Tina, Rick, and the boys.

William & Mary Jo Belitz

May the beautiful memories of your father bring more smiles to your heart athan tears to your eyes. We are both praying for your comfort.