Kristi Yarter Schmidt, 34 yrs, of San Tan Valley, AZ, died suddenly Sunday morning as a result of a tragic motorcycle crash. Kristi was born July 30, 1983, in Provo, UT, and lived the majority of her life in the Greater Phoenix, AZ. She loved cosmetology, and was an artistic beautician. She is survived by her husband, Carl; her children, Braydin Peach, 10yrs, Peyton Schmidt, 8yrs, and Jaxson Schmidt, 1yr; Father and step-mother, Don and Lisa Yarter; mother and step-father, Lori and Mark Marick; brother and sister-in-law, Todd and Jacqueline Yarter; brother and sister-in-law, Ryan and Marcella Yarter; sister and brother-in-law, Jillian and Derrick Weadock; sister Lindsey Yarter; step-brother and wife, Brady and Kylee McDowell; step-brother, Garrett McDowell; step-sister and husband, Ashlyn and Chris Winward. paternal Grandmother, Sue Yarter; and maternal grandmother, Lynette Johnson. Kristi has also been blessed with many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her paternal grandfather, Lee Yarter; maternal grandfather, Norm Johnson; and step-sister, Robyn Penrod. Services will be held at Bueler Chandler Mortuary, 14 W Hulet Dr., Chandler, AZ 85225.
Contributions can be made to a Go Fund Me page that has been set up for her sons to help cover future college expenses.