December 29, 2021
Eldon Wayne Schmidt, 72, of Worden, Ill., died on Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2021, at Alhambra Care Center in Alhambra. He was born June 7, 1949, in Highland, the son of the late George and Alma (Sievers) Schmidt.
Eldon was a retired self-employed farmer. He was a member of the St. Paul Lutheran Church in Hamel for many years.
He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Ann (Heine) Schmidt, whom he married on March 26, 1977, in Prairietown. He is also survived by his sister Carol (Paul) Prange of Bridgeton, Mo.; sister-in-law, Lois Schmidt of Carlinville; two brothers-in-law, James (Rose) Heine of...