April 22, 2021
Gerald W. “Jerry” Schmitt, 82, of Ord died Friday, April 2, at the Community Memorial Health Center in Burwell.
A funeral was held at 10:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 13, at St. John’s Lutheran Church. Pastor Adam Archer officiated. Inurnment was in the Ord City Cemetery. Military honors were presented by the Ord VFW Post 7029 and American Legion Post 38.
Gerald Wayne was born Aug. 28, 1938, at Oak, to Gottleib W. and Emma Marie (Herman) Schmitt. He was raised on the farm near Oak attending Oak Elementary School and graduated from Nelson High School.
Jerry served in the Unite...