William Donald Schmidt was born on September 12, 1955 in Fresno, CA. He passed away at Renown Hospital on August 6, 2019.

His parents were Donald and Caroline Schmidt, who have predeceased him. Before passing, he was hospitalized for 3 weeks. He proudly served in the U.S. Army in 1973 but was discharged early due to severe medical conditions.

He is survived by his daughter, Sequoia Dawn Schmidt of Crescent City, CA and his brother, Michael Leland Horton of Bakersfield, CA.

A memorial service will be held in the dining area of his previous apartment complex; Lincoln Way Senior Apartments, 618 4th St. Sparks, NV 89431, On Saturday, August 24, 2019. We thank the staff of the Cardiac ICU at Renown Hospital in Reno for their service and also the staff at La Paloma Funeral Services for their valuable assistance in this matter.

His ashes will be buried at the Veteran’s Cemetery in Fernley, NV. For more information, please contact Mike Horton at 661-372-8600.

— Submitted by La

Paloma Funeral Services

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