Arthur John “Smitty” Schmidt Sr.

Graveside services for Arthur John “Smitty” Schmidt Sr., 72, Lawrence, will be at 11 a.m. today in Memorial Park Cemetery. Mr. Schmidt died Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2005, at his home.His parents, Martin and Ellen Connolly Schmidt, died earlier, and a sister, Margaret Ann, and three brothers, Martin, David and Joseph, died earlier, and two infant sons died earlier. The family suggests memorials to the Lawrence Memorial Hospital Endowment for the benefit of the Oncology Unit, sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence.E-mail condolences may be sent to, subject: Schmidt.