Jacob Schmidt, 94, Arbor Vitae, died Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019, at Howard Young Medical Center in Woodruff. 

Jake was born Jan. 12, 1925, in Milwaukee, the son of Georg and Kate (Flegler) Schmidt.

He married his wife Virginia May 17, 1947 and she preceded him in death on Dec. 15, 2001.

Jake is survived by his children John and Joanne; by grandchildren Brad, Dana, Kim, Tania, Dione, Brian and David; by great grandchildren Allen, Rebekah, Miles, Sammy, Brandon and Tylor; by two sisters, Rachael and Caroline; many nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his wife Virginia, and by daughter Kathie; his brothers John, Hank and George, and his sisters Mary, Katie and Eva.

Funeral services for Jake will be held Wednesday, March 6, 2019, at 11 a.m. at the Nimsgern Funeral Home Chapel with a visitation from 10 a.m. until the time of service.

Burial will take place in the spring at Minocqua Memorial Cemetery.

Online condolences may be shared at www.nimsgernfuneral.com. Nimsgern Funeral & Cremation Services is serving the family.