Dean Schmidt

Dean A. Schmidt, age 85, of Sheldon, Iowa passed away on Saturday, February 20, 2021 at the Prairie View Nursing Home in Sanborn, Iowa.

A Private Family Funeral Service will be at 1:00pm on Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at the Andringa Funeral Home in Sheldon, Iowa with Chaplain Brent Mulder US Airforce officiating.

Burial will be East Lawn Cemetery in Sheldon, Iowa.

Visitation with the family present will be from 5:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. Tuesday, February 23, 2021 at the First Christian Reformed Church in Sheldon, Iowa.

The service will be livestreamed on the Vander Ploeg Funeral Home Facebook Page

In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to Crossroads Prison Ministries (, an organization Dean participated in by exchanging letters with prisoners to study God’s word and apply biblical truths to their lives; or to the Future Farmers of America ( chapter of your choice as Dean & Charlotte hosted students for multiple summers and gained life-long friendships spanning generations and have had several grandchildren participate in this program.

Arrangements are under the care of the Andringa Funeral Home; Sheldon, Iowa.

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