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Edward P. Schmitt

April 7, 1910 September 4, 2006
Edward P. Schmitt
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PEORIA-Edward P. Schmitt, 96 of Peoria and formerly of 2530 N. Victoria, passed away at 3:17 p.m. on Monday, September 4, 2006 at Independence Village. Born April 7, 1910 in Chicago to Joseph and Josephine Speck Schmitt. He married Ida G. Cardinal on May 30,1950 in Peoria. She passed away on August 13, 1984 in Peoria. He was also preceded in death by 3 brothers and 1 sister. Surviving are one brother, Raymond (Virginia) Schmitt of Peoria; and 1 sister, Mrs. Virginia Mahieu Strong of Peoria. He first worked as a railway mail clerk and then for the US Post Office for 32 years. He was a World War II Navy veteran. He was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus #427 Third Degree Spalding Council, Elks Lodge #20 and VFW Post #814. A Funeral Mass will be at 11:30 a.m. on Friday at Holy Family Church with Franciscan Friars officiating. Visitation will be one hour before the mass at the church. Wright & Salmon Mortuary is in charge of arrangements. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery in West Peoria. Memorial contributions may be made to Holy Family Church. Tributes and condolences may be submitted to


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