Leo C. “Skip” Schmidt, age 89, of Blakeley passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on December 11, 2012 at the Lutheran Home in Belle Plaine. Funeral Service will be 11:00 am on Friday, December 14, 2012 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Belle Plaine, Rev. John Zeitler officiating. Visitation will be on Thursday from 4-8pm at the Kolden Funeral Home in Belle Plaine and continue one hour prior to the service at church on Friday morning. Interment will be in the Oakwood Cemetery in Belle Plaine.