Kurt “K.C.” Schmidt, 63, of Sheboygan passed away unexpectedly on Monday, January 11, 2021 at St. Nicholas Hospital. K.C. was born on May 5, 1957 in Sheboygan to William and Dianne Schmidt. He graduated from Sheboygan North High School in the class of 1975. He married Mary Beth McNinch on May 19, 1984. Most recently he was employed as a Driving Instructor at Just Drive and was a caregiver at Homes for Independent Living. K.C. loved music and avidly loved animals. He was in a variety of local bands and was most recently the drummer in Buffalo Joe Band. He was a Wisconsin sports fan and was formerly a Boy Scout Leader for many years.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Beth; children, Dane Schmidt, Will Schmidt (fiancée Brianna Devenpeck), Ted Schmidt and Heather MacLaughlin-Garbes (Pete Garbes); grandchildren Seth, Connor and Jaxxon; his parents, Bill and Diane; siblings, Kyle (Jill) Schmidt and Connie (Jim) Kraemer and numerous other relatives and friends including friend Terri Fultz.
There will be a visitation held on Wednesday, January 20, 2021 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Reinbold-Novak Funeral Home, 1535 S. 12th St., Sheboygan. Masks are required and physical distancing must be observed for those attending the visitation. A private family memorial service will be held.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be designated to the Sheboygan County Humane Society in his name. Condolences may be expressed online at www.reinboldfh.com.
The family would like to thank the staff in the ER and ICU at St. Nicholas Hospital for their care.
Date: Wednesday Jan 20, 2021
Time: 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Location: Reinbold-Novak Funeral Home [map]