Jim Schmitt, 61, of Carroll, died Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013, at his residence in Carroll surrounded by his family following a courageous battle with cancer.

Mass of the Christian burial was Monday morning at Holy Spirit Church in Carroll.

Celebrant was Father Timothy Johnson. Music was by Barb McDermott and the Holy Spirit choir with John Wagner as soloist.

Mass servers were Madelyn, Mackenzie and Riley Hall. Lectors were Nicole Anderson, Paula Lee-Hall and Mindy Skillen.

Gift bearers were Jim's children Sam Schmitt and Anne Schmitt and Jim's grandson Ian Schmitt. Eucharistic ministers were Susan Wessling and Margene Heisterkamp.

Honorary casket bearers were Ron and Linda Schulte, John and Susan Wessling, Neil and Deb Kanne, Dean and Marsha Langenfeld, Dale Stork and Elaine Corsbie.

Casket bearers were Rod Hall, Steve Lee, Brian Lee, Curtis Anderson, Bob Sporrer and Tim Heithoff. Burial was at Mount Olivet Cemetery in Carroll.

Funeral arrangements were by Sharp Funeral Home in Carroll, and online condolences may be left for Jim's family at www.sharpfuneral.com.

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