Daniel Schmicker

Obituary of Daniel M. Schmicker

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Daniel  Schmicker, 53, of Buffalo, IN passed away on Saturday, July 22, 2023 in Goshen, IN.  He was born on October 19, 1969   in  Winamac, IN to Robert Louis “Bob” and Mildred Barbara Weaver Schmicker.    

Dan worked as a maintenance technician at the Winamac Fish and Wildlife.  He was the owner of the Paul Bunyan Tree Service. Dan grew up and worked on the Schmicker family farm for many years.

Dan loved to work in his garden. He enjoyed hunting, camping and fishing. He lived on the river and spent many hours enjoying time by and  on the water. Dan was always there to help family, friends and neighbors in need.  He  loved to cook and spend time with his family, especially his grandchildren.  



He is survived by:

Regina Sowder, Buffalo, IN    Fiancee

Zachary (Brianna) Schmicker, Lucerne, IN    Son

Danielle (John) Conway,  LaPorte, IN        Daughter

Aaron(Samantha) Heims, Monon, IN   Son

Dalton (April) Sowder, Monticello, IN  Son

Blake Sowder, Winamac, IN   Son


Bentley Schmicker

Elijah Conway

Kylee Heims

Paislee Heims

Ariana Sowder


Tom (Mary Beth) Schmicker, Winamac, IN Brother

Tim (Rochelle) Schmicker, Winamac, IN Brother

Ted (Erin Brugh) Schmicker, Logansport, IN Brother

Anne Holbrook, Winamac, IN Sister


Tobe Schmicker, Winamac, IN Brother

Lenora (Doug) Hoover, Star City, IN Sister

Tony (Michelle) Schmicker, Crossville, TN Brother

Todd (Michelle) Schmicker, Winamac, IN Brother

John (Kelly) Schmicker, Winamac, IN Brother

Mary (Marc) Schultz, Ft. Wayne, IN Sister

Rob (Teri) Schmicker, Winamac, IN Brother

Teresa (Todd) Fleece, Marion, IN Sister

Many Nieces and Nephews


Preceded in death by:

Robert Louis “Bob” and Mildred Barbara Weaver Schmicker  Parents

Cody Heims      Son

Brandon Suter  Nephew

Kenny “ Hot Rod” Holbrook    Brother-in-law


Visitation will be from 10 AM – 1 PM EDT Friday, July 28, 2023 at Frain Mortuary in Winamac, IN.

Private funeral services will be held.

Burial will take place at St. Peter’s Cemetery in Winamac, IN.

Online Tributes may be offered at www.frainmortuary.com.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Frain Mortuary in Winamac, IN.




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10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Friday, July 28, 2023
Frain Mortuary
305 East Main Street
Winamac, Indiana, United States

Private Funeral Service


Burial will be in St. Peter's Cemetery in Winamac, IN.
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