SCHMITZ, Bill "Coach" 59, of Land O'Lakes, Florida, passed away Aug. 26, 2013. He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Lynn Schmitz; son, Matthew and daughter-in-law, Carrie Schmitz of Newport, KY; daughter, Allison and son-in-law, Andrew Summerour of Alexandria, LA; grandchildren, Mattie, Will, and Reese; parents, Bill and Shirley Schmitz; siblings, Patti James, Jim Schmitz, Michael Schmitz, Teresa Winkler, Tony Schmitz, and Mary Judge; and many loving family, friends, and students. The family is to have a private memorial service in Ohio. Anyone wishing to send a remembrance in his honor, please send donations to Saint Timothy Catholic Church building fund for the Mother Teresa of Calcutta Catholic School and youth center, 17512 Lake-shore Road; Lutz, FL 33558.
Published in Tampa Bay Times on Aug. 28, 2013.