Nina Jo Schmale

Nina Jo Schmale

Wheaton, DuPage County, Illinois, USA
Death 14 Jul 1966 (aged 24)
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Burial Wheaton, DuPage County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 5860191 · View Source
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Murder Victim. Daughter of John and Dorothy Schmale. A student at South Chicago Community hospital, she wanted to be a psychiatric nurse. Nina took chemistry courses and was admitted to the nursing program almost immediately. Twenty four years old with a great sense of humor and energy of her age. She did volunteer work at the county home for the aged. She took pride in her family and had a been in a relationship with a young man for seven years. She was found in a bedroom with stab wounds and a broken neck, having been killed by infamous murderer Richard Speck. She was known for her patient bedside manner with older patients and her gentle and cheerful ways.

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  • Originally Created by: Tim Crutchfield
  • Added: 19 Oct 2001
  • Find a Grave Memorial 5860191
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Nina Jo Schmale (27 Dec 1941–14 Jul 1966), Find a Grave Memorial no. 5860191, citing Wheaton Cemetery, Wheaton, DuPage County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .