Schmiesing, Micheal Robert 57

Memorial Service
9:00 AM Monday, June 11, 2018
Swanson-Peterson Funeral Home
Cokato, Minnesota

1:00 PM Monday, June 11, 2018
Ft. Snelling National Cemetery
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Micheal Robert Schmiesing was born on July 21, 1960 to George and Karen Rae (Knutson) Schmiesing in New Ulm, Minnesota. He served his country proudly for 12 years in the US Army during Desert Shield, Desert Storm, and a stint with UN Forces in Croatia.
Michael’s greatest pride was his children: Jeramie and Chana and being grandpa to Cortni, Alyvia, Grayson and Gavin. His wife Carmen (Trossbach) of 30 years will miss him dearly. She was his sole caregiver for the last 15 years, as his disease progressed.
His mother: Karen Rae (Jim), His sisters: Shellie (Dan), Stacy (Jeff), Tiffany (Brian), Tracy Jo (Doug) and Brothers: Travis (Brandi) and Tony (Kathy), will miss “The Leader of the Pack”, solider, mentor, listener, jokester, companion, and teacher that he was.
He was a loving and devoted uncle to: Joshua (Ali), Karen Rebecca ( Mori ), Tony (Kate), Thomas, Cassie, Claire, Disa, Dayna, Triston, Tate, Colton, Taylor, Braydon, Dakota, Harrison. And great uncle to: William, MaryClare, Evelyn and Annabelle. Also Step Mom Kerry (Jim H) and His extended families in Both the USA and Germany And Best friend Mike Hinde.

On May 29, 2018 with Mom, Jim and “The girls” by his side he was reunited with his son Jeramie, grandparents Robert and Hazel (Thompson) Knutson, Al Steinberg, Floyd and Nina (Sorheim) Schmiesing. Aunt Patricia (Knutson) Petersen, Uncles: Morris Petersen, Chad Knutson, Jon, Timothy and Marcus Schmiesing. Step dad Jack H. and Father George. Friends Joe, Jimmy, and Sam.