NORTH CHICAGO – Nicholas Neal Schmitt Jr., 58 of North Chicago and formerly of Fox River Grove, passed away at the North Chicago VA Medical Center.|
He was born July 20, 1954, in Napa, Calif., the son of Nicholas N. and Joan (Holloway) Schmitt Sr.
Nick is survived by his mother, Joan; three siblings, Ronald Schmitt, Paul Schmitt and Margaret (Robert) McCann; and nieces and nephews, Amanda Schmitt, Garret McCann, Michael McCann, Marcus McCann and Jacob McCann.
He was preceded in death by his father and a brother, Thomas Schmitt.
He was a retired Marine. His hobbies included woodworking, ceramics, arts and crafts and raising tropical fish. He enjoyed karate and owned numerous belts.
The visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. until the funeral Mass celebration at 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 24, at Sts. Peter & Paul Church, 410 First St., Cary.
Burial with military honors will follow in St. John Nepomucene Cemetery.
For information, call Kahle-Moore Funeral Home at 847-639-3817. Send online condolences at kahlemoore.com.
Published in the Northwest Herald on Jan. 22, 2013