September 11, 2014

Dale V. Schmidt

Schmidt, Dale obit photo-001Dale Verne Schmidt, age 77, of Lincoln passed away Sept. 10, 2014 at Bryan Hospital West surrounded by his family.  Dale was born on June 10, 1937 in Lincoln to Henry and Frances (Lundgren) Schmidt.  He graduated from Lincoln High and attended UNL. Dale proudly served our country from 1960-1966 in the Nebraska Air National Guard as Staff Sergeant.

Dale was the retired owner of Danielson Floral, and was accepted into the Society of American Florists by President and Mrs. Carter in 1978 at the White House.

He is survived by his loving wife Carol; son, Monte Dale (Mary) Schmidt; daughter, Suzanne (Jamie) Bates; sister, Shirley Jacobs; brother, Milton Schmidt; grandsons, Anthony (Katie),  Dillon Dale, Jackson, and Cooper Bates; granddaughter, Mollie Jean Bates; sister-in-law, Donna (Frank) Pryor; and many more beloved friends and relatives.

Dale is preceded in death by his parents; brother, Donald Schmidt; and sisters, Dorothy Auger and Norma Rivers.

A Memorial Service will be held at Wyuka Funeral Home Chapel at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, Sept. 13 with Pastor Dennis Smith officiating.  In lieu of flowers Memorials suggested to the family for later charity designation.


  1. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family. Dale will be missed by many in the Lincoln community.

  2. Monte and family, we are sad for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  3. Monte and family, sorry to hear of the passing of your dad, I have many great memories of spending time with you and your family, you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.

  4. We will miss Dale, we always enjoyed seeing him stop by the whls. house, a wonderful person that will be missed. Our prayers go out to you Carol & your family. Steph & Larry Spanlger

  5. So sorry to hear of Uncle Dale’s passing. My heart goes out to all of you. May you find comfort in knowing he is with others we have loved and lost.


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