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Obituary: Justin Schmitt


August 29, 2022

Justin Schmitt

Justin Schmitt

Justin Schmitt, 53, of Carrington, N.D., passed away on Tuesday, August 16, 2022, at Sanford Health, Fargo, N.D.

Justin's visitation was Friday, August 19 from 1:00 -5:00 p.m., at Evans Funeral Home, Carrington.

A Funeral Service was held Saturday, August 20 at 2:00 p.m., at Trinity Lutheran Church, Carrington, N.D., with Pastor Ray Hagan officiating. Clara Edwardson was organist. Congregational hymns were "What A Friend We Have In Jesus," "Jesus Loves Me," and " I Am Jesus' Little Lamb." His burial was at the Chaseley Cemetery, Chaseley, N.D.

Pallbearers were Jason Schmitt, Joel Schmitt, Jarred Schmitt, Konny Rhone, Jim Martin and Dave Heidinger.

Honorary bearers were all of Justin's nieces and nephews and friends at the 4th Corp and CICF.

Justin Jay Schmitt was born in Harvey, N.D., on August 1, 1969, to John and Elsie (Weippert) Schmitt of Hurdsfield, ND. Justin graduated from Fessenden High School.

Justin lived in Carrington, N.D., at the Fourth Corp and worked in New Rockford, N.D. He was a collector of rocks and loved all animals. Justin enjoyed mentoring his peers at the 4th Corporation.

Justin is survived by his siblings Judy (Konny) Rhone, Watford City, N.D., Janet (Jim) Martin, Wimbledon, N.D, John (Connie) Schmitt, Grand Junction, Colo., Jeffrey (Jolene) Schmitt, Montrose, Colo., Jason Schmitt, Blaine, Minn., Jennifer (David) Heidinger, Albuquerque, N.M., Joel (Sherrie) Schmitt, Bismarck, N.D., and Jarred (Tina) Schmitt, Martin, N.D., and many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents and sister, Joy.

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