Fred D. Schmitt (1941 - 2014)


Fred D. Schmitt, 72, of Shobonier, died on Monday, March 3, 2014, in the emergency room at Fayette County Hospital in Vandalia.
Services will be held at a later date. Burial will be in Fairlawn Cemetery in Vandalia. Hohlt and File Funeral Home in Vandalia was in charge of arrangements. Memorials: or . Online condolences may be shared at
Mr. Schmitt was born on Aug. 23, 1941, in Shobonier, the son of Fred Sr. and Marge Cunningham Schmitt. He married Pauline "Polly" Leifheit on Sept. 4, 1964, in St. Elmo; she died on Dec. 29, 1993.
Survivors include a son, Steve Schmitt and his wife Yvonne of Shobonier; and daughters, Pam and her husband Jim Clarida of Marion, Cara Dickinson of Union, Mo., and Kelly and her husband Pat Mitchell of Carbondale.
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Hohlt & File Funeral Home Ltd
204 North Fourth Street
Vandalia, IL 62471
(618) 283-3434
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Published in The Leader-Union from Mar. 5 to Mar. 12, 2014
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