In Memoriam: Winter 2022

We regret to announce that, this past winter, we lost the following members of our family tree:

See below for further details:


Brian Lee Busick (1971-2022)

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Brian was the son of Karen (Longseth) Busick, grandson of Lillian (Schmidt) Longseth, great grandson of Charlie Schmidt, 2xgreat grandson of Karl Schmidt, 3xgreat grandson of Dietrich Schmidt Jr., 4xgreat grandson of Dietrich Schmidt Sr., 5xgreat grandson of Friedrich Schmidt, 6xgreat grandson of Johannes Schmidt Jr., 7xgreat grandson of Johannes Schmidt Sr., 8xgreat grandson of Hans Heinrich Schmidt, and 9xgreat grandson of Hans Schmidt.


Wendell Dean Fortner (1926-2022)

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Wendell was the widower of our cousin Carol (Lindemann) Fortner, son-in-law of Carl Lindemann, grandson-in-law of Lizzie (Schmidt) Lindemann, great-grandson-in-law of Conrad Schmidt, 2xgreat-grandson-in-law of Dietrich Schmidt Sr., 3xgreat-grandson-in-law of Friedrich Schmidt, 4xgreat-grandson-in-law of Johannes Schmidt Jr., 5xgreat-grandson-in-law of Johannes Schmidt Sr., 6xgreat-grandson-in-law of Hans Heinrich Schmidt, and 7xgreat-grandson-in-law of Hans Schmidt.


Carol Jean (Otto) Jergens (1941-2021)

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Carol was the widow of our cousin Lewis Jergens, daughter-in-law of Anna (Schmidt) Jergens, granddaughter-in-law of Conrad Schmidt, great-granddaughter-in-law of Dietrich Schmidt Sr., 2xgreat-granddaughter-in-law of Friedrich Schmidt, 3xgreat-granddaughter-in-law of Johannes Schmidt Jr., 4xgreat-granddaughter-in-law of Johannes Schmidt Sr., 5xgreat-granddaughter-in-law of Hans Heinrich Schmidt, and 6xgreat-granddaughter-in-law of Hans Schmidt.


Marlene Pearl (Schmidt) Johnson (1936-2022)

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Marlene was a daughter of Henry Schmidt, granddaughter of Karl Schmidt, great granddaughter of Dietrich Schmidt Jr., 2xgreat granddaughter of Dietrich Schmidt Sr., 3xgreat granddaughter of Friedrich Schmidt, 4xgreat granddaughter of Johannes Schmidt Jr., 5xgreat granddaughter of Johannes Schmidt Sr., 6xgreat granddaughter of Hans Heinrich Schmidt, and 7xgreat granddaughter of Hans Schmidt.


Rosabelle Margaret (Schmidt) Johnson (1927-2022)

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Rosabelle was a daughter of Charles Schmidt, granddaughter of Karl Schmidt, great granddaughter of Dietrich Schmidt Jr., 2xgreat granddaughter of Dietrich Schmidt Sr., 3xgreat granddaughter of Friedrich Schmidt, 4xgreat granddaughter of Johannes Schmidt Jr., 5xgreat granddaughter of Johannes Schmidt Sr., 6xgreat granddaughter of Hans Heinrich Schmidt, and 7xgreat granddaughter of Hans Schmidt.


Jeffrey George Miller (1963-2022)

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Jeff was a son of Maxine (Woodworth) Miller, grandson of Lois (Raub) Woodworth, great grandson of Adam Raub, 2xgreat grandson of Franz “Frank” Raub, 3xgreat grandson of Johannes Raub Jr., 4xgreat grandson of Johannes Raub Sr., 5xgreat grandson of Catharina (Raub) Raub, 6xgreat grandson of Johann Georg Heinrich Raub, 7xgreat grandson of Anna (Schmidt) Raub, 8xgreat grandson of Hans Heinrich Schmidt, and 9xgreat grandson of Hans Schmidt.


Mark Bryan Van Loh (1964-2022)

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Mark was a son of Clifford Van Loh Sr., grandson of Henry Van Loh Jr., great grandson of Maggie (Schmidt) Van Loh, 2xgreat grandson of Conrad Schmidt, 3xgreat grandson of Dietrich Schmidt Sr., 4xgreat grandson of Friedrich Schmidt, 5xgreat grandson of Johannes Schmidt Jr., 6xgreat grandson of Johannes Schmidt Sr., 7xgreat grandson of Hans Heinrich Schmidt, and 8xgreat grandson of Hans Schmidt.


MaryAnn Ysabel (Muñoz) Van Loh (1939-2021)

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MaryAnn was the widow of our cousin Clifford Van Loh Sr., daughter-in-law of Henry Van Loh Jr., granddaughter-in-law of Maggie (Schmidt) Van Loh, great-granddaughter-in-law of Conrad Schmidt, 2xgreat-granddaughter-in-law of Dietrich Schmidt Sr., 3xgreat-granddaughter-in-law of Friedrich Schmidt, 4xgreat-granddaughter-in-law of Johannes Schmidt Jr., 5xgreat-granddaughter-in-law of Johannes Schmidt Sr., 6xgreat-granddaughter-in-law of Hans Heinrich Schmidt, and 7xgreat-granddaughter-in-law of Hans Schmidt.


Vonnie Rae (Feltman) Zinnel Johnson (1951-2021)

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Vonnie was the mother of our cousins, Brent and Terry Zinnel, who are the children of Richard Zinnel, grandchildren of Melvin Zinnel, great grandchildren of Minnie (Eisler) Zinnel, 2xgreat grandchildren of Balthasar “Henry” Eisler, 3xgreat grandchildren of Anna (Lindemann) Eisler, 4xgreat grandchildren of Anna (Bomm) Lindemann, 5xgreat grandchildren of Anna (Sänger) Bomm, 6xgreat grandchildren of Johann George Sänger, 7xgreat grandchildren of Elisabeth Schmidt, 8xgreat grandchildren of Johann George Schmidt, 9xgreat grandchildren of Hans Heinrich Schmidt, and 10xgreat grandchildren of Hans Schmidt.

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