Brother Dale Schmidt


Dale Albert Schmidt, 64, of Colfax, Iowa passed away on Saturday, March 16, 2024. A celebration of life will be held at Fredregill Funeral & Cremation Care, in Baxter, on Friday, April 5, 2024, from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. On Saturday, April 6th from 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. food and Old Milwaukee will be served at 1859 N. 99th Ave. East in Newton. A private family burial will be held at a later date.

Dale was born in Marshalltown, Iowa to Albert and Esther (Bollhoefer) Schmidt on July 30, 1959. He grew up on a farm north of Newton, Iowa. Dale attended school in Baxter, Iowa and graduated from Baxter High School with the class of 1977. Following school, he worked for a farmer then became an electrician working in Newton, Marshalltown, and Des Moines. On January 25, 2014, Dale married Tammy Milligan at the Salvage Yard in Newton.He was a member of the IBEW Local 347. Dale enjoyed spending time with his family, hunting but most especially bear hunting, mushroom hunting, fishing, socializing, telling stories, and being ornery.

Those left to cherish his loving memory are his wife Tammy Schmidt; son Josh (Ashley) Warnell; grandchildren Chanse and Tripp; brother Paul (Chris) Schmidt; nephews Tyler (Lisa) Schmidt and Ethan (Lyndi) Schmidt; and great-nephews Colby, Mason, Dawson, and Hayden Schmidt.

Dale was preceded in death by his parents, brothers Christopher and Tim Schmidt, and grandson Legend Dean Warnell.

Memorial contributions may be directed to his family.

Fredregill Funeral & Cremation Care in Baxter have been entrusted with the care of Dale and his family. Obituary information for Dale Albert Schmidt (

Brother Dale Schmidt