Harold Lee Schmidt, 86, of Columbia, Missouri, passed away Friday, Jan. 1, 2021, at his Home. He was born June 4, 1934, in Sullivan, Missouri; the son of Christian and Mary Margaret (Howard) Schmidt. Cremation arrangements are by Columbia Cremation Care Center.
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