William W. Schmitz, 67, of Waterloo, IL, died February 12, 2022, in Waterloo, IL. He was born December 13, 1954, in Red Bud, IL.
He is survived by his wife Janet Schmitz nee Kelley; children Jared (Sara) Schmitz, Justin (Julie) Schmitz, Joshua (Jenni) Schmitz; grandchildren Brennan, Lyric, Morgan, Cole, Elliot, and Blayke; sister and brothers Sharon (George) Hoerr, Dennis (Brenda) Schmitz, Robert (Linda) Schmitz, and David (Tamara) Schmitz; brothers-in-law Dan Kelley (Shirley Muskopf), Rich (Celeste) Kelley, and Jerry (Marie) Kelley; sisters-in-law Eva (Roger) Schaefer, Kathy (Eric) Bingham, Teresa Polacek, Rose Kettler, Ellen (David) Otten, Laura (Catherine) Kelley, Donna Kelley, and Carol Kelley; nieces; nephews; and cousins.
William is preceded in death by his parents Clarence J. and Pearl A. (nee Wienhoff) Schmitz; father-in-law and mother-in-law James and Rosella Kelley and brothers-in-law Edward Polacek Jr., Robert Kelley, and Paul Kelley.
He was a member of St. Patrick Church in Tipton, IL and former Union Carpenter Local 662.
As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to:
St. Patrick Cemetery Fund
or Jake's Day
4 PM to 8 PM Tuesday, February 15, 2022 at Quernheim Funeral Home
8 AM until 9:30 AM Wednesday at Quernheim Funeral Home
10 AM Wednesday, February 16, 2022 at St. Patrick Church in Tipton, IL
Father John Kizhakedan officiating
Interment at St. Patrick Cemetery in Tipton,IL