Carl Elmer Schmidt

Aug. 24, 2017

Carl Elmer Schmidt (BS MECH EGR ’62) Sand Point, Michigan, died Aug. 16, 2017, after a battle with cancer.

He was born in Detroit on Oct. 15, 1939, to the late Elmer Carl and Alice (Heikka) Schmidt. He grew up in Grosse Pointe and graduated from Grosse Pointe High in 1957.

After high school, he joined the U.S. Navy, where he served on the U.S.S. Fidelity MSO during the Cuban Missile Crisis.

He studied mechanical engineering at Michigan Tech and transferred to Michigan State University, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering in 1962.

He married Judith Ann Swartzbaugh on Sept. 1, 1962.

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Arrangements were handled by Juengel-Mellendorf Funeral Home in Sebewaing.