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Kenneth John Joseph "Kenny" Schmidt II

Kenneth John Joseph "Kenny" Schmidt II, 40, of Waterloo, IL, died July 2, 2019, in Maeystown, IL. He was born December 15, 1978, in Belleville, IL.

He is survived by his parents Kenneth & Geraldine (nee Flatt) Schmidt; sister Jamye (Adam) Hemken; niece Kendall Hemken; aunts; uncles; cousins; and loyal cat Buddy who was with him for 15 years.

Kenny is preceded in death by his grandparents.

He served his country for 14 years in the US Navy.

As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to: 
Helping Strays - Monroe County
or Wounded Warriors

Private service will be held.

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I am so very sorry for your families loss. I went to school with Kenny. He had a way of always making everyone laugh. Prayers to the family. Rest in piece Kenny.

Billie Charlton Jul 5 2019 12:00 AM

I know that Kenny was the apple of his parents eyes. In truth, I barely knew him. Being ex navy and a person who cared about animals, we had a lot in common. I should have known him better. My wife Gertie and I send our heart felt condolences to Kenny's parents.

Bob and Gertie Eshom Jul 4 2019 12:00 AM

I am so very sorry and saddened about this. He was a sweet, sweet kid. Prayers are with you all. Love in Christ, Pam Lockwood Miles

Pamela miles Jul 4 2019 12:00 AM

Dearest Kenny and Jerry, I was so shocked to see you lost your son. My most sincere condolences to you and your family. God Bless Karen Hoggard Offermann

Karen Hoggard Offermann Jul 4 2019 12:00 AM