Paul “PJ” Schmied (August 11, 1966 – November 20, 2023)


Paul “PJ” Schmied, 57, of Green River, Wyoming passed away November 20, 2023, in Rock Springs, surrounded by his loving family. 

He was born in Rawlins, Wyoming on August 11, 1966, in Rawlins, Wyoming the son of Paul and Diana Schmied.  

PJ grew up in Sweetwater County and graduated from Rock Springs High School with the class of 1984. This was where he met his wife, Norene Parker and they wed in Green River.  

He was a Navy veteran who served for 6 years. 

PJ worked as a maintenance technician for Mission at Castle Rock for 14 years until his retirement.  

Survivors include his wife Norene Schmied of Green River, WY; parents Paul and Diana Schmied; sister Monica Arnell and husband; mother-in-law Diane Parker; and beloved stepchildren, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, church family, and friends.  

He will be missed by many and forever loved. Rest in peace. 

A celebration of life will be held at 10:00 am, Saturday, December 2, 2023, at the Church of Christ, 100 Clearview Dr, Rock Springs, WY. 

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