Andrew " Drew" Schmidt
On January 11, 2020 We lost a very special son, Grandson, Nephew, Cousin, and Friend to all that knew him, Andrew “Drew” Probst Schmidt. He passed away suddenly and, our hearts are forever broken.
Drew was a 2019 graduate of Stetson University who achieved Cum Laude and Phi Eta Sigma National Honors Society. A week after graduating Drew took his excellence in educating to pursue an MBA. Drew completed an internship in Sydney Australia where he left his mark on the largest Mortgage broker in the Country, Intelligent Finance. He excelled at sports and was an avid hunter, fisherman, skier, biker, archer, swimmer, kayaker, boater, and even became part of the operations staff for Daytona Tortugas Minor League Baseball team. He loved all the outdoor sports and especially enjoyed traveling.
Born in Freeport Illinois, Drew moved to Florida in 2003. He loved this area and made friends with all that knew him.
Drew is predeceased by his paternal Grandparents, Howard and Dorothy Schmidt, maternal Grandmother, Agnes Bradley, and Aunt Ruth Probst. Drew is survived by his Parents, Robin and Mark Schmidt, His maternal Grandfather Ronald “Pappy” Probst Sr, Aunt Renee “Nay-Nay” Towne (Mark), Uncle Ronald Probst Jr.(Cherie), Uncle Ross Probst, Uncle Peter Schmidt, Uncle Michael Schmidt (Karen), Aunt Dorsey Faix and all of his many Cousins. Drew was loved and respected by his whole family.
There will be a gathering by his Family and Friends on Friday January 17th 2020 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. Afterward there will be a tribute at City Limits (Deland) to share experiences in celebration of Drews life.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday January 18th at 12:00pm at Lankford Funeral Home and burial to follow at Oakdale Cemetery. Family and friends are invited to Drew’s home to share stories and celebrate Drew’s life.
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