Gerald C. Schmidt-Zitta, 29, of East St. Louis, Ill., born June 7, 1986, in Belleville, Ill., died Friday, Feb. 19, 2016, at his residence.
Gerald was a concrete finisher with Local 90, Troy, Ill.
He was preceded in death by his father, Gerald C. Zitta, Jr.; his paternal grandfather, Gerald C. "Jerry" Zitta, Sr.; his maternal grandparents, John and Ruth, nee Walker, Schmidt; and his infant brother, Joshua Schmidt-Zitta.
Surviving are his son, Oden Gabryel Schmidt, at home; his mother, Linda K. Schmidt of Swansea, Ill.; his paternal grandmother, Sandra K., nee Chisman, Zitta of East St. Louis, Ill.; his sister, Jessica Schmidt-Zitta; his fiancee, Stephanie Williams; and many aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.
Donations may be made to the family.
Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.kasslyfuneral.com.
Visitation: Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016, at Kassly Mortuary, Fairview Heights, Ill.
Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016, in the Kassly Mortuary Chapel, Fairview Heights, Ill., with Chris VandeLinde officiating. Private burial of cremated remains will occur at a later date at St. Adalbert's Cemetery, Fairview Heights, Ill.
KASSLY MORTUARY, Fairview Heights, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on Feb. 25, 2016