Richard J. “Smitty” Schmidt, 1925-2016, age 91, a lifelong resident of Evanston. Beloved husband of the late Mary Schmidt; loving father of Patricia (Michael) Limberg, Rick (Janice) Schmidt, John (Linda) Schmidt, Tim Schmidt, and Robert J. (Margaret M.) Schmidt; dear grandfather of 16; great grandfather of 15; brother of the late Joan (Dick) Baker. Following his return from the Army during WWII, Smitty worked at Evanston Township High School as the head custodian and retired after 35 years.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Pl., Memphis, Tenn. 38105