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John Joseph Schmitz
Birth: Jan. 18, 1887
Chicago
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Death: Nov. 14, 1962
Northfield
Cook County
Illinois, USA

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Married on June 28, 1916, in St Joseph's Catholic Church in Wilmette, Cook Co, Illinois

Oct 15, 1906~~ Began his carrier as a mail carrier out of the Wilmette Post Office. He worked for the Post Office for 35 years. He walked an average of 15 miles a day and covered more than 250,000 miles during his career and much of this in the cold and snow. He retired in 1941.
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DEATH
John J Schmitz
Illinois, Cook County Deaths
Name John J Schmitz
Event Type Death
Event Date 14 Nov 1962
Event Place Northfield, Cook, Illinois, United States
Address 1634 Walnut Avenue
Gender Male
Age 75
Marital Status Widowed
Race White
Occupation Mail Carrier
Birth Date 18 Jan 1887
Birthplace Chicago, , Illinois
Funeral Home Lindsey Chapel
Burial Date 17 Nov 1962
Burial Place Wilmette, , Illinois
Cemetery Saint Joseph
Father's Name Michael Schmitz
Mother's Name Petronella Kriesant
Informant's Name Sister Margaret
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1900 census
New Trier Township (excl. Evanston city) Wilmette, GrossPoint, Kenilworth villages, Cook, Illinois, United States
Marriage Year (Estimated) 1886
Michael Schmith Head M 52 Germany Jun 1848
Petronella Schmith Wife F 50 Germany
John Schmith Son M 13 Illinois
Annie Schmith Daughter F 12 Illinois
Katharine Schmith Daughter F 8 Illinois
Peter Schmith Son M 6 Illinois Mar 1894
Joseph Schmith Son M 5 Illinois

1910 census
New Trier, Cook, Illinois, United States
Michel Schmitz Head M 61 Germany
Petroella Schmitz Wife F 51 Germany
John Schmitz Son M 23 Illinois
Anna Schmitz Daughter F 21 Illinois
Kathryn Schmitz Daughter F 17 Illinois
Peter Schmitz Son M 16 Illinois
Joe Schmitz Son M 14 Illinois

1920 census
New Trier, Cook, Illinois, United States
John J Schmitz Head M 33 Illinois
Frieda Schmitz Wife F 24 Germany
Frances C Schmitz Daughter F 2 Illinois
Margaret J Schmitz Daughter F 0 Illinois

1940 census
Wilmette, New Trier Township, Cook, Illinois, United States
John Schmitz Head M 53 Illinois
Frida Schmitz Wife F 45 Germany
George Schmitz Son M 16 Illinois
Charlotte Schmitz Daughter F 9 Illinois
Petronella Schmitz Mother F 81 Germany

John Joseph Schmitz
United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942
Name John Joseph Schmitz
Event Type Draft Registration
Event Date 1942
Event Place Stevens Point, Portage, Wisconsin, United States
Residence Place Stevens Point, Portage, Wisconsin
Gender Male
Employer John Joseph/Schmitz
Birth Date 18 Jan 1887
Affiliate ARC Identifier 623273
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"To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die."
-Thomas Campbell
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Son:
George Edwin Schmitz (1923 -)
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Sibling links:
Anna Barbara Schmitz Nilles (1888 - 1920)
Katherine "Kate" Schmitz Sesterhenn (1892 - 1926)
Peter 'Pete' Schmitz (1894 -1967)
Joseph 'Joe' Schmitz (1895 -1975)
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Family links: 
 Parents:
  Michael Joseph Schmitz (1848 - 1937)
  Wilhelmina Petronella Kriesant Schmitz (1858 - 1940)
 
 Spouse:
  Frieda Martha Helen Eberhardt Schmitz (1895 - 1953)
 
 Children:
  Mary Charlotte Schmitz (1917 - 2001)*
  Margaret Josephine Dorothy Schmitz Voltz (1919 - 2007)*
  John Arthur Schmitz (1920 - 1939)*
  Charlotte Marie Schmitz Lyle (1930 - 2014)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Joseph Schmitz (1887 - 1962)
  Anna Barbara Schmitz Nilles (1888 - 1920)*
  Katherine Schmitz Sesterhenn (1892 - 1926)*
  Peter Schmitz (1894 - 1967)*
  Joseph Schmitz (1895 - 1975)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saint Joseph Catholic Cemetery
Wilmette
Cook County
Illinois, USA
 
Maintained by: Sandy Lyle
Originally Created by: Cliff Ruemmler
Record added: Mar 17, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 34928377
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~Those we love don't go away,~~They walk beside us every day,~~Unseen, unheard, but always near,~~Still loved, still missed and very dear. ~54 years ago. ~I remember well.
- Your granddaughter, Sandy
 Added: Nov. 14, 2016
Thinking of you, Grandpa, the day after your Angel Day.... Nov 14, 1962....53 years ago.
- Sandy
 Added: Nov. 15, 2015
To my Grandpa, You're safely home in the arms of Jesus; rest in heavenly peace. Thanks for being so good to me and my brother, CC, when we were younger. We always looked forward to your visits. Your granddaughter,
- Sandy Lyle
 Added: May. 16, 2011
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