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Heather Marie Schmidt

• Updated Jun 12, 2019 at 4:05 PM

HURON — Heather Marie Schmidt, 44, of Huron, died June 4 at her residence.

She was born April 30, 1975, in Elgin, Ill., and had lived in Huron for the past 16 years. She graduated from Larkin High School in Elgin in 1992. She was employed as a financial planner for Western & Southern Life Insurance Company in Sandusky.

She was a member of St. Peter Catholic Church, Huron, the Huron Eagles, and the Huron Band Parents. She enjoyed painting as a hobby.

She is survived by her sons, August Beckman, currently stationed on the USS Roosevelt in San Diego, Calif, and Nash Leeland of Huron; her mother, Diane (Richard) Overbeek of Hernando Beach, Fla.; and a brother, Jeffrey (Lisa) Schmidt of Crystal Lake, Ill.

She is preceded in death by her father, William Schmidt. Her son, Dakota Leeland, also is now deceased.

Friends may call from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday at The Chapel, 4444 Galloway Road, Sandusky, where a service will begin at 2 p.m. with Dan Bronars officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to the family for Nash’s college education. 

Foster Funeral Home & Crematory, Huron, is assisting the family. Condolences may be shared at fosterfh.com.

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