Posted on Thursday, 18th May 2017 | Park Rapids
Melissa Ann Schmid
MELISSA ANN SCHMID, age 22, of Grand Rapids Minnesota, died May 16th 2017 as a result of stage 4 MPNST Cancer. She was born on November 25, 1994 in Grand Rapids, Minnesota, the daughter of Mark and Kate (Riedl) Houg. Melissa attended Grand Rapids School District and graduated from Grand Rapids High School in 2013. She enrolled in Itasca Community College after high school where she graduated with her Associates Degree.Melissa was an active family member, wife, friend and hard worker. She worked for Northstar Specialized Services where she met her husband Tony. She enjoyed spending time with her husband, going on motorcycle rides, car rides, watching movies, and playing with her cat BeeBee. She was also an active member of Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Cohasset where she and Tony went to church regularly.Preceding her in death was her maternal grandfather, Richard Riedl.Melissa is survived by her husband, Tony Schmid of Grand Rapids; parents, Mark and Kate Houg; sister, Amanda Houg, all of Deer River; father and mother-in-law, Dacle and Reinet Schmid Jr., of Park Rapids; brother-in-law, Eric Schmid of Rapid City, SD. She also leaves her maternal grandma, Gloria Riedl of Deer River; her paternal grandparents, Al and Joann Houg of Grand Rapids; her husband’s maternal grandparents, Duane and Antonia Schlecht of Tucson, AZ; paternal grandparents, Dacle and Charlene Schmid Sr. of Park Rapids; as well as numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, and close friends of both families.Visitation will be Friday, May 19th from 12:00 PM (Noon) until the 1:00 PM Memorial Service at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Cohasset, MN. Rev. Mark Peske will officiate.Arrangements are with Rowe Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Grand Rapids, MN. To sign the online guestbook or send condolences visit www.rowefuneralhomeandcrematory.com.