View Original Notice → Walter Henry Schmid Jr.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday, Sept. 13, at 2 p.m. at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church in Crowley for Walter Henry Schmid Jr., 89, who died Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021, surrounded by his loving family.
Father Andrew Schumacher, pastor of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Mermentau, will officiate for the services.
The family requests visiting hours Monday from 9 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. A rosary will be recited at 11 a.m.
Burial will be in Woodlawn Mausoleum.
Walter was a physical therapist, a profession he dearly loved, for 60 years until his retirement in 2017 at the age of 85.
Mr. Schmid is survived by his wife, June Prejean Schmid of Youngsville; two sons, Gregory A. Schmid and wife Donna of Crowley, and Kurt R. Schmid and wife Jeanne of Crowley; one sister, Julia Zersen (David) of Wauwatosa, Wisconsin; 14 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Rev. Walter and Julia Rose Frick Schmid; three sisters, Eunice Miller, Lucille Herter and Lorraine Schmid.
Pallbearers will be his five grandsons, Randall, Matthew, Josef, David and Christopher Schmid and Brantley Yeager.
Honorary pallbearers are Lowell Reed and Eric Lambousy.
A heartfelt appreciation from the family goes out to the entire team of Lourdes Hospice for their compassionate care of Walter in his time of need.
In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial contributions be made in Memory of Walter Schmid to: Wounded Warrier Project, P.O. Box 758516, Topeka KA 66675-8516, www.woundedwarrierproject.org; or Rev. Walter and Julia Schmid Endowment, Office of Advancement, Concordia Seminary, 801 Seminary Place, St. Louis MO 63105; or to a charity of your choosing.
Words of comfort may be sent to the family at www.geesey-ferguson.com.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Geesey-Ferguson Funeral Home, 301 N. Avenue F, Crowley, 337-783-3313.