Terry Dwane Schmude

February 24, 1953 - April 23, 2021

Terry Dwane Schmude, 68, a resident of Fort Myers, FL for the past year, formerly of Frankfort, IL, passed away Friday, April 23, 2021 in Cape Coral, FL. He was born February 24, 1953 in Chicago, IL to Robert and Reba Schmude, now deceased.

Terry loved his occupation as a land surveyor.  He enjoyed many outdoor activities such as fishing and golfing.  He loved spending time with his family.  His goal was to move to Florida which he accomplished…He loved the water which is where he spent much of his last few weeks. He will always remain in our hearts forever.

He is survived by his loving wife, Kathy Schmude of Fort Myers; children, Dawn Schmude of Lockport, IL, Tracy Schmude of Fort Myers, Carrie Schmude of Cape Coral, and Sean Schmude of Tinley Park, IL; brothers, Robert Schmude (Cathy) of Fort Myers, Glenn Schmude of Mokena, IL, and Raymond Schmude (Gerry) of Worth, IL; grandchildren, Justin Albano, Jade Hill, Kyle Thomas, Kourtney Thomas, and Kaitlynn Orcutt; as well as great grandchildren, Giovanni Velasco, and Kaleb Thomas.

No formal Services are planned at this time.

Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cape Coral, is entrusted with final care.

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  1. Tracy Apr 28, 2021 at 7:16 pm

    We miss you dad more than you’ll ever know❤️❤️❤️

  2. Kathy Schmude Apr 29, 2021 at 11:49 am

    You are and always will be the love of my life. I miss you so much. I will never say goodbye so I will say to you what you always said to the kids. See you later alligator. Love you forever

  3. jean Bowman Apr 29, 2021 at 12:18 pm

    Kathy, I am so sorry to hear of Terry’s passing. My thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family.
    With deepest sympathy,

    Jean

  4. Carrie Schmude Apr 29, 2021 at 4:57 pm

    Dad, no words will ever express how much we will miss you. We all lost a piece of our heart the day you had to leave. As mom said it’s not a goodbye, it’s see you later alligator. Love you always and forever

  5. Loretta Kotula Apr 29, 2021 at 10:02 pm

    My prayers go out to Terry’s family. He’ was a great husband, father and grandfather. 🙏🙏🙏

  6. Bernice Kohler Apr 30, 2021 at 5:20 pm

    Kathy,
    Jeanne just let me know about your husband’s passing. I know how much you wanted to get to Florida and I’m glad you made it. So sad your time there was so shut. Thinking of you.

  7. Pat Kociolek Apr 30, 2021 at 8:10 pm

    Kathy, I am so sorry to hear of Terry’s passing. Was hoping you both would have many years of enjoying retirement. My sympathies to you and your family.

  8. Jeanne Wegner Apr 30, 2021 at 9:01 pm

    My heart, thoughts & prayers are with the entire Schmude family during this very sad time- so very sorry for your loss. May all your wonderful memories together give you the comfort & peace of knowing Terry’s eternal spirit will live on within each of your hearts forever.

  9. Sue Segiet May 3, 2021 at 8:33 am

    Kathy,
    I’m deeply sorry for the loss of your husband.
    My prayers and sympathies to your family.

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