Bryson John Schmidt was born joyfully into our lives on July 26, 2017, to Kevin and Chelsey (Burt) Schmidt of Eyota. He was Baptized into the life of Jesus on August 27, 2017, and called home to the Father for His Glory on Friday, October 27, 2017. Bryson was an angel from the day he was born, bringing so much joy into the world with his contagious smile and laugh. He will be forever missed by his parents, Kevin and Chelsey; grandparents, Kyle and DeAnn Burt and Glenn and Linda Schmidt; great-grandparents, John and Annette Aske, Merlin and JoAnn Burt, Francis and Rita Schmidt, and Lucy Sexton; aunts and uncles, Anne Schmidt Sr. Emmanuel Schmidt, Debbie (Karl Christian) Reuter, Patrick (Tohnia) Schmidt, Sarah (Dennis) Brooks, Matthew (Michelle) Schmidt, Katie (David) Pemrick, Tim Schmidt, Cierra Burt, Kyle Jr. (Tiffany) Burt, and Chad (Angie) Eggert; 17 cousins; and his faithful four-legged companions, Sophie, Witten, Myla, and Remi. He was preceded in death by his great-grandfather, Patrick Sexton; cousins, Andrea White and Gary Bumgarner; great-uncles, Tino Alvarez, Robert and William Schmidt; great-aunt, Blanca Burt; and great-great-aunt, Lois Bumgarner.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, November 3, 2017, at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, in St. Charles, with the Reverend Tim Biren officiating. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. on Thursday, November 2, at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, and one hour prior to Mass on Friday. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, St. Charles. Hoff Funeral and Cremation Service, St. Charles, is assisting the family.