Karl Alan Schmidt
Karl Alan Schmidt
  • February 4, 1970 - August 11, 2011
  • Plantation, Florida

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Dr. Karl Alan Schmidt Jr., age 41 of Florida passed away Thursday, August 11, 2011 in Plano, Illinois. He was born February 4, 1970 in Eaton Rapids, Michigan to Karl A. and Helen I. (Adams) Schmidt.
He had lived in Florida for 9 years before moving to Plano, Illinois. He has been an ophthalmologist for dogs, cats, horses, and a wide array of species including Macaws, Eclectus parrots, Geese, and even a goat! He specializes in cataract surgery and restoration of vision and laser surgery for glaucoma. He enjoys fishing, Raising Birds, Hatching Eggs of any kind, kayaking, landscaping, rescuing any animal, as well as any outdoor activities and is an avid cook.

Karl is survived by:

Parents- Karl A. and Helen I. Schmidt of Springport

Sisters- Kari R. (Gabriel) Fonseca of Jewett City, CT
Kellie M. (Steve) Franks of Marshall

Maternal Grandmother- Ilah Adams of Jackson

Niece- Isabelle Franks
Nephews- Jacob Franks, Bodhi Fonseca and Gabriel Franks
Many Aunts, Uncles and Cousins

According to his wishes, Cremation has taken place. Visitation for family and friends will be Tuesday, August 16, 2011 from 4:00-8:00 P.M. at the J. Kevin Tidd Funeral Home, 811 Finley Drive, Albion, Michigan 49224. A Memorial Service will be held Wednesday, August 17, 2011 at 2:00 P.M. at the funeral home with Pastor Mike Peters officiating.

Assistance with Memorial Contributions to: College of Veterinary Medicine at Michigan State University is available at the Funeral Home