Daniel "Danny" Douglas Schmidt (63) passed away Sunday, March 7th, 2021 at his residence in Benld, IL.
Danny was born on August 31, 1957 in Erin, Tennessee to Noah Schmidt and Barbara “Gann” Schmidt. He married Del Loreen Adler on August 28, 2020 and she survives.
In his early years, Danny worked at Dundee Cement and Orkin but enjoyed working with his brothers at Schmidt Fur Co. He then worked for TDS Transport for the remainder of his career and retired due to his health in 2011.
In his free time, Danny enjoyed spending time with his family and friends, taking scenic drives, and playing Yahtzee.
In addition to his wife and mother, he is survived by one son, Jeremy Schmidt, and one daughter, Danielle Schmidt, both of Staunton. Brothers; Jeff (Toby) Schmidt of Staunton, Tim (Sue) Schmidt of Fairbanks, AK. Sisters; Kim Bartulis, Desiree Goodwin, and sister-in-law, Deb Schmidt, all of Staunton. Many nieces, nephews and cousins also survive.
He was preceded in death by his father, Noah Schmidt, a brother, Lynn Schmidt, and his son, Matthew Schmidt.
A visitation will be held on Thursday, March 11, 2021 from 5pm-8pm at Williamson Funeral Home in Staunton. Services will be held on Friday, March 12th at 11am, followed by the burial at Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the family.
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