Carter Alan Schmidt entered and left this earthly world on Saturday, March 17, 2018. Although his footprints were small, the imprint he left on our hearts will remain with us forever. Carter joins his heavenly home with his grandmother, Eleanor Gibson; his great grandparents, Raymond Van Loo, Cornelia Van Loo, Marvin Kirchoff, and James Schmidt. Those left behind are his parents, Bradley and Jennifer (Kirchoff) Schmidt; his big brother, Hunter Schmidt; grandparents, Edwin Kirchoff of Theresa, Marvin and Laury Schmidt of Beaver Dam; great grandparents, Katherine Kirchoff, Rita Schmidt, and Wilfred and Shirley Nehls; aunts and uncles, Conniesue (David) Hutcheson, Jackie (Andrew) Martin, Matthew (Rebecca) Schmidt, Amanda Schmidt, and Kyle Schmidt; many cousins and other relatives. A service will be held at 12:30 on Saturday, March 24, 2018 at St. Stephen’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Beaver Dam.