Father Richard Schmidberger

June 1, 1930 - April 17, 2018
Father Richard Schmidberger, passed on from this life on April 17, 2018 at the age of 87.
 
Father Schmidberger was born June 1, 1930 in Detroit, Michigan and ordained a priest in Maryknoll, New York on June 8, 1957.  He was incardinated into the Archdiocese of Detroit on July 8, 1977.
 
Father Schmidberger served as Administrator and Pastor of Sacred Heart Mission Parish, North Branch.  He served as Pastor of St. Mary Burnside Parish, North Branch; St. Henry Parish, Lincoln Park; Immaculate Conception Parish, Lapeer; St. Nicholas Parish, Capac; and St. Anthony Parish, Temperance.    He also served as Parochial Vicar of St. John the Baptist Parish, Monroe; St. Gabriel Parish, Detroit; St. Mark Parish, Warren; and St. Genevieve Parish, Livonia.
 
Visitation will take place at Sacred Heart Mission Parish, 7030 Cade Road, Brown City, Michigan 48416 on Friday, April 20 from 1 – 9 p.m. with a Scripture Service at 7 p.m.    
 
Father Schmidberger will continue to lie in repose at Sacred Heart Mission Parish, 7030 Cade Road, Brown City, Michigan 48416 on Saturday, April 21 at 9:00 a.m. until the celebration of his funeral Mass at 11:00 a.m.  Burial will be in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Brown City.