Troy James SchmitzApril 9, 1992 ~ November 19, 2017 (age 25)
Troy James Schmitz, 25, of Fostoria, died Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, in Bascom.
He was born April 9,1992, in Seneca County, to Timothy and Pamala (Bruning) Schmitz.
Troy is survived by his parents, Tim and Pam Schmitz of Fostoria; a brother, Tyler Joseph (Ashley) Schmitz of Fostoria; paternal grandparents, Bernard and Jillian Schmitz of Tiffin and maternal grandfather, Merlon Bruning of Pemberville.
He is preceded in death by his maternal grandmother, Sue Bruning.
He was a 2011 graduate of Hopewell-Loudon High School. Troy was employed at Palfleet in Tiffin where he worked as a mechanic and welder. He was an avid outdoorsman who loved to hunt, trap and fish.
His celebration of life service will begin at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 26, 2017, at Venue 18, 11295 SR 18, Fostoria, OH 44830 with Rod Stahl officiating. A time of food and fellowship will follow the services at Venue 18.
Memorials may be made to the Schmitz family for a future wildlife preservation in memory of Troy.