Paul Schmid, 79, of Eatonton passed away on May 17, 2017. A native of St. Paul MN, and a resident of Lake Sinclair for 26 years, he is survived by his wife, Susan Joris. Paul entered the Novitiate of the Christian Brothers in 1955. He graduated from St. Mary's College in Winona, MN in 1959. After teaching for two years, he left the Brothers and served in the U.S. Army. Before moving to Georgia to work with mainframe computers at Mercer Medical School, he worked for Coca Cola and the Cleveland Clinic.
Survivors include his wife of 24 years Susan Joris, son Dan Schmid (Sarah), daughter Laura Schmid; two grandchildren, Alex and Megan Schmid; siblings Mary Ann McMillan, Susan Haugland, Eleanor Carroll and George Schmid; four stepchildren Scott Joris, Pete Joris, Kim Joris and Sharon Schnedeker, and numerous step grandchildren and step great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research.
Published on May 19, 2017