Obituary of Arnold Frank Schmidt
With great sorrow, we announce the passing of Arnold Schmidt on Friday April 7, 2023 at the age of 86 years. He will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 44 years, Linda Schmidt, his daughter Carla (Darrell) Almasi, his son Bryan Schmidt, and his grandchildren Presley, Toby, Avery, And Scarlett Almasi. Arnold was predeceased by his parents Frank and Rose Schmidt and his sister Evelyn Haberman.
The Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, April 15th at 3:00pm in the Yorkton Memorial Gardens Family Centre with Crystal Bailey, certified celebrant, officiating. The interment will follow in the Prairieview Colombarium, Yorkton Memorial Gardens Family Centre. Memorial donations in memory of Arnold may be made to the Health Foundation for Cardiac Care at the Yorkton Regional Health Centre as gifts of remembrance.
Arnold was born in Bengough, SK on March 25, 1937. He was raised on his family farm near the Horizon district. Arnold farmed with his father until 1974 when they sold the farm and moved to Regina, SK. In Regina he met his wife Linda, whom he married in 1978. He then spent his time doing various jobs, such as working at the Department of Highways, Degelman’s, a car salesman at Bennett-Dunlop, working at the print shop and security guard at the Cooperators, then worked as security at the Centre of the Arts. In 1990, due to Linda’s job transfer, Arnold and his family moved to Yorkton, SK where they called home. At this time he retired and focused on his family.
Arnold loved to garden, do yard work, go for coffee, play cards, watch TV, shoot guns at the gun range, do word searches, cruise around in his scooter but most importantly, spending time with his family.
He will be deeply missed.
The Funeral Service was held on Saturday, April 15, 2023 from the Yorkton Memorial Gardens Family Centre with Crystal Bailey, Certified Celebrant officiating. Words of remembrance was given by Arnold’s grand-daughter, Presley Almasi. The inurnment followed in the Prairieview Columbarium, Yorkton Memorial Gardens with Arnold’s grandchildren serving as urn bearers.
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