In loving memory of

Aaron John Schmidt

Aaron John Schmidt, 45, passed away on September 30, 2009 in Phoenix, AZ. He was born on June 12, 1964 in Chicago, IL to John Dean and JoAnn (Cole) Schmidt. He has lived in Arizona for over 29 years. He worked as a chemist for an aerospace company. He is survived by his children: Josh, Britni and Cherice Schmidt, ex wife Sange Marafiotti, parents John and Joann Schmidt, brothers; Shane Schmidt and Kevin Schmidt, sister Debra Schmidt and one grandchild Isaiah Raul Arredondo. Services were privately held. Please visit to place online condolences for the family. He loved his family and will be greatly missed.


Anonymous wrote on Nov 11, 2009:

"Dad, Wow I just I have so much to say....I miss you so much you alway’s cheered me up and put a smile on my face. I remember running threw the fire hidrent togeather when it exploded.(haha good times). I remember your laugh..I can still hear it. What I miss the most is your hug’s...they made the all the worry’s fade. You were my bestfriend we did everything togeather...I just..I LOVE YOU so much dad and Ill see when it’s my time...when you open the gate’s for me. Rest In Peace Your Forever With The Angel’s Now"

Anonymous wrote on Nov 6, 2009:

"Aaron, i dont know, there is just so much i can write.23 years together. I still dont really believe that your not here anymore.I keep expecting you to show up at the door.I know that you are in a better place now. wish you were still here to watch your children and isaiah grow. everybody misses you and your dorkiness :) we keep telling stories of the "I remember when" I have alot of them and have been sharing the early days with the kids. remember the poem? til we meet again,in another land,maybe time will travel know the rest of it..."

Anonymous wrote on Oct 31, 2009:

"Dad and I LOVE YOU Maybe now you can get the peace You have been seeking all your life.You are with GOD"

Anonymous wrote on Oct 30, 2009:

"I Love POP, I miss you I don’t know what to say but you know..."