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William C. Schmidt

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William Schmidt

William C. Schmidt, 93, of Columbia, IL, born March 20, 1925, in Kidd, IL, died May 15, 2018, in St. Louis, MO.

William was a member of Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Renault, IL, and a US Army Veteran.

He is preceded in death by his parents, William A. & Augusta L. (nee Hoffmann) Schmidt; brother, Elmer F. Schmidt; sister, Catherine Menke; brother-in-law, Herman P. Menke; and special friend, Mattie Parks.

William is survived by his wife, Lorene Schmidt (nee Plain); stepchildren, Paul Steven (Cindy) Sams, Martha (Bob) Ellis, Charlotte (Mark) Knox, DJ (Kevin) Forshee; 9 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Maxine Schmidt; brothers-in-law, George and James Jones; nieces; nephews; and cousins.

As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to ; Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Renault, IL, or

Visitation: Visitation from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, May 18, 2018 at Quernheim Funeral Home and again from 9 a.m. until time of service Saturday at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Renault, IL.

Services: Funeral starts 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 19, 2018, at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Renault, IL, Rev. Terry Grebing officiating. Interment at Holy Cross Lutheran Cemetery in Renault, IL.

Published in Belleville News-Democrat on May 17, 2018
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