Schmitt, Elmer J. "Smitty"
Date: Tuesday, January 28, 2014
Time: 5:00 to 8:00 pm
Mahn DeSoto Chapel
Date: Wednesday, January 29, 2014
Time: 10:00 am
Mahn Funeral Home
Familes of Calvary Cemetery, De Soto, MO
Donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Hospital, P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38148-0142
Elmer "Smitty" Schmitt, age 84, of De Soto, entered into rest on Saturday, January 25, 2014 at his home. Elmer was born on June 3, 1929 in Victoria, Missouri to the late Arthur L. and Katherine J. (Nee Kuhn) Schmitt. He was owner of Smitty's Home Decorating in De Soto until his retirement. He served in the US Army during the Korean War and was a member of the Amvets Post #48 in De Soto. He enjoyed his work and gardening.
Elmer is survived by his long-time companion, Claudia Cullen of De Soto, son, Terry Schmitt of De Soto, daughter, Judy (Allen) Little of Perryville, MO, son, Ricky (Sharon) Schmitt of Festus, son, Tracy Schmitt of De Soto, son, Tony Schmitt of Dallas, TX, step-children, Christine (Benjamin) Frost of Denver, CO, Mary Ann Cullen of St. Louis, Clayton Cullen of De Soto, 9 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his brothers, Arthur, Walter, Quintin, Raymond and Russell Schmitt, and sisters, Helen Breihan, Alice Danley, Virginia Coleman, Ruth Klittich.
Service will be officiated by Pastor Randy Gray.