CLETUS HERBERT SCHMITZ, 80, of Harlan (Mass of Christian Burial 11/16/19)


November 12th, 2019 by Ric Hanson

CLETUS HERBERT SCHMITZ, 80, of Harlan, died Monday, Nov. 11th, at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. A Mass of Christian Burial for CLETUS SCHMITZ will be held 10-a.m. Saturday, Nov. 16th, at St. Michael’s Catholic Church, in Harlan. Pauley-Jones Funeral Home in Harlan has the arrangements.

The family will greet friends at St. Michael’s Catholic Church on Friday, Nov. 15th, from 4-until 7-p.m., with a Wake service at 7-p.m.

Burial is in the Harlan Cemetery.

CLETUS SCHMITZ is survived by:

His wife – Janice Schmitz, of Harlan.

His sons – David Schmitz, of Nevada (IA), and Danny Schmitz, of Parker, CO.

His daughters – Shari (Chad) Proehl, of Urbandale, and Shelli (Todd) Hansen, of Omaha.

His brothers – Larry (Vicky) Schmitz, Norman (Gloria) Schmitz, and Roger (Judy) Schmitz, all of Westphalia; Marvin (Joan) Schmitz, of Harlan, and Jim (Vicki) Schmitz, of Omaha.

His sisters – Linda (Jim) Bender, of Lambertville, MI; Velma (Bruce) Arkfeld, of Defiance; Doris (Lenny) Schmitz, of Harlan, and Nancy (Tom) DeRuby, of Bellevue, NE.

and 10 grandchildren.