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Donald Leon Schmidt

December 27, 1946 ~ May 23, 2019 (age 72)

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Donald L. Schmidt,  age 72.

Beloved husband of Kathy Schmidt (nee Govert) for 51 years.

Loving father of Timothy (Daiva), Sara (Daniel) Sweeney and Joseph (Kristin).

Cherished grandfather of Vilius, Leonas, Rosie, Matilda and Raymond “R.J.”

Fond brother of Ginny (Larry) Johnson, Paul, the late Kenneth and the late Margie (the late Tom) Bickham.     

Dear Uncle to many nieces and nephews. Veteran U.S. Air Force.

Visitation Tuesday 3-9 pm. Funeral Wednesday 10:45 a.m. from the Maher Funeral Home 17101 S. 71st Ave Tinley Park  (1 block west of Harlem on 171st St in the Olde Tinley Library) to St. Stephen Deacon and Martyr Church for Mass at 11:30am.

Interment Private Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations to the American Cancer Society (17060 S. Oak Park Ave Tinley Pk. 60477) in his honor would be appreciated.

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May 28, 2019

3:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Maher Funeral Home Tinley Park
17101 S. 71st Avenue
Tinley Park, IL 60477

Funeral Mass
May 29, 2019

11:30 AM
St. Stephen Deacon & Martyr
17500 S. 84th Ave
Tinley Park, IL 60477

Military Honors
May 29, 2019

12:30 PM
St. Stephen Deacon & Martyr
17500 S. 84th Ave
Tinley Park, IL 60477

Private Committal

Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery
20953 W. Hoff Rd.
Elwood, IL 60421

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