On May 12, 2011, Robert Carl Schmidt, 75, went to the Lord, from his home in Central Point, Ore. His wife of 32 years, Gaille, was at his side.

Bob was born in 1935, in Green Bay, Wis., to Carrol and Ethel Schmidt. Bob was an avid Packers fan. He was sergeant in the Army's first armored division tank corp. He retired from the Oregon Department of Transportation's sign crew in 1997. His favorite pastime was golf, but he loved all sports.

He is survived by his wife, Gaille; sister, Judy, of Green Bay, Wis.; niece, Missy; nephews, Greg and Keith; and grand-nieces, Brianna and Madison, also of Green Bay, Wis.

He will be remembered as a loving and caring man, who enjoyed life and was close to God.

A funeral Mass will be held at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, in Medford, on June 2, 2011, at 11:00 a.m. Internment will be at Eagle Point National Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations are requested to Sacred Heart Church Charities, 517 W. 10th St., Medford, OR 97501.

Funeral arrangements are by Rogue Valley Funeral Alternatives, (541) 770-6505.