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John O. Schmitt


1933 - 2018 Obituary Condolences
John O. Schmitt, 84, Wright City, passed away Saturday, May 5, 2018, at Jonesburg Nursing and Rehab, Jonesburg.

John was born Aug. 1, 1933, in St. Louis, the son of James Schmitt and wife Hazel, nee Friese. He was a member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Warrenton. John served his country in the U.S. Army. He was active in many businesses as owner of Smitty's Package Liquor; Smitty's Excavating; Little Dixie Ice Company, Perry; NAPA Auto Parts Store; and Smitty's Laundromat. John was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He will be dearly missed by all who knew him.

John is survived by his beloved wife, Marilyn J. Schmitt, nee Westhoff, Wright City; son, Larry (Terri) Schmitt, Warrenton; two daughters, Linda Schmitt and Lisa Schmitt, both of Wright City; two grandsons, Cody Schmitt and Jessie Vohsen; and one great-grandson, Steve Schmitt.

He was preceded in death by his father, James Schmitt; mother, Hazel Schmitt; one son, Garry Schmitt; and brother, James Schmitt.

Visitation was held Tuesday, May 8, from 3 to 7 p.m. at Pitman Funeral Home, Wright City.

A funeral service was held Wednesday, May 9, at 10 a.m. at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Warrenton.

Interment followed in the church cemetery.

Memorials to the Kidney Foundation, in care of Pitman Funeral Home, P.O. Box 126, Warrenton, MO 63383 are preferred.

The family was served by Pitman Funeral Home, Wright City.
Published in The Missourian on May 10, 2018
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