Schmitt, Arthur N
Date: Sunday, Aug. 24, 2008
Time: 5:00p.m. to 8:00p.m.
Mahn Funeral Home, DeSoto Chapel
Date: Monday, Aug 25, 2008
St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church
Calvary Cemetery, DeSoto, Mo
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Arthur N. Schmitt, 95, of DeSoto was born in St. Louis; the son of the late Arthur L. and Katherine (Kuhn) Schmitt. His wife Corene A. Schmitt preceded him in death.
Mr. Schmitt was the loving father of Donna (Norvel) Ott of DeSoto, Janet (Frank) Bodlovic of Bonner, Montana, Janice (Ron) Frank of California, Missouri, and Tricia Brauch of California, Missouri; dear brother of Virginia Coleman of DeSoto, Ruth Klittich of St. Louis and Elmer Schmitt of DeSoto; and dear grandfather of 18 grandchildren and 28 great-grandchildren. He leaves behind a dear companion Eva Beckman of DeSoto.
Along with his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by a grandson, Nicholas Ott; four brothers: Walter Schmitt, Quintin Schmitt, Raymond Schmitt, and Russell Schmitt; and two sisters: Helen Breihan and Alice Daniely.
Mr. Schmitt had worked as a bricklayer and realtor for Farm & Home Realty. He was a member of Knights of Columbus (honorary 4th Degree Knight); he belonged to the Bricklayers Union, received life time membership, Gold Card pin; also a member of the St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church, DeSoto.
Funeral Mass will be officiated by Father Ron Hopmeir.