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The Purple Heart is the oldest American military combat honor still in existence. Awarded to those who are wounded or killed in any action against an enemy of the United States, the Purple Heart is a symbol of courage and dedication in the face of mortal danger. This memorial site is dedicated to all the brave men and women who have been awarded this honor.
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Remembering the life, death and legacy of Purple Heart recipient WILLIAM SCHMITZ

SCHMITZ WILLIAM C. Age 98, died roller skating in North Park when attempting to escape his 'keeper.' He strayed from the pedestrian path onto the roadway and hit a speed bump. That's how Bill wanted his obituary to open. He died on May 24, 2015, at the age of 89. He was born to William M. Schmitz and Elsie (Rueckert) Schmitz; his sister, Marie died at the age of 12 when he was nine. He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Ruth (Mayer) Schmitz, whose love was the most important thing in his...
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