Effner Schmidt, Jr. 80 of Adelanto, CA and formerly of Webster died on Monday, March 3, 2017 at Adelanto.
Graveside memorial service with military rites will be 2:00 P.M. Thursday May 18, 2017 at the Webster Cemetery, Rev. Ken Ballard will officiate.
Effner E. Schmidt Jr. was born on March 17, 1937 to Effner E. and Evelyn (Foss) Schmidt at Webster, South Dakota. He was baptized and confirmed at the United Methodist Church in Webster. He attended school in Webster and graduated from Webster High School.
In 1950, Effner’s parents and siblings moved to California. He remained in California and joined the United States Air Force. He served his country faithfully for 20 years, some being during the Vietnam War.
He was united in marriage to Pat Misako. The couple made their home in California. Pat passed away in 2008. Effner continued to live in California, until his passing.
Effner passed away Monday April 3, 2017 at Adelanto, California at the age of 80 years and 17 days.
He will be missed by four sisters; Lea Totten of Indio, CA, Bette Walker of Lodi, CA, Vickie Keller of Colusa, CA, and Gene Schmidt of Coeur d’Alene, ID, an uncle Laurel Foss of Watertown, SD and Laurel’s son Dan. He is also survived by a dear friend Tony Nichols of CA. he was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Pat, brother Rodney Schmidt, and infant brother Jack Schmidt.
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