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Byron Gerald, "Jerry" Schmick

Aug. 5, 1935 - April 16, 2023

Byron Gerald, "Jerry" Schmick, died peacefully on April 16, 2023. He was born at home in Endicott, Washington, on Aug. 5th 1935, to Byron and Esther (Morasch) Schmick. He was the first of four kids and grew up with his siblings on the family homestead in Endicott where he helped his Dad farm. After graduating from Endicott High School he attended Washington State College briefly and then returned home to continue farming with his father.

He married his elementary/high school sweetheart, Joan Schmick (Lust), who preceded him in death in 2013. Jerry is survived by three siblings, Stan Schmick, C...


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