Laurie B. Schmidt

Laurie Beth Schmidt, 56, of Fond du Lac, passed away on Friday, May 25, 2018 at Hospice Home of Hope. She was born on November 27, 1961 to Lester G. and June C. (Johns) Schmidt.

Laurie graduated from Horicon High School in 1979. She worked for the Fond du Lac Chamber of Commerce and most recently at Milk Specialties in Fond du Lac. She enjoyed spending time with her two best friends, Peggy Leinweber and Susie Koshnick, also with her family and grandchildren. Laurie enjoyed traveling on many trips to Florida with her friends.

Laurie is survived by her children, Keith (Sarah) Bentz of Eden and Danielle Bettine of Fond du Lac; four grandchildren, Hannah Bettine, Brock, Levi and Jordy Bentz; her mother, June Schmidt; three brothers, Dave (Louise) Schmidt, Brian (Jean) Schmidt and Kurt (Jeanne) Schmidt; nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.

She is preceded in death by her father and grandparents.

Celebration of Life: The family will receive relatives and friends on Friday, June 8, 2018 from 4:00 to 6:00 PM at Zacherl Funeral Home, 875 E. Division Street in Fond du Lac. Cremation has taken place. As requested by Laurie, family and friends will gather for hors d’oeuvres and drinks following the visitation.

The family extends their gratitude for the care, compassion and snacks from the staff at Hospice Home of Hope.

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