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“Gary & Mike & families,Your father was one of a kind, he always had a big smile for everyone. I enjoy working around him at Caterpillar an out at the...Read More »
1 of 5 | Posted by: John & Debbie Shallenberger - IL

“Sorry for the lost of your Dad ”
2 of 5 | Posted by: Diana Alvis - Maryville, IL

“so sorry Mike and Gary to hear about your loss of your dad/ he was a great guy/ I always called him uncle Fred. ”
3 of 5 | Posted by: patti jones(wys) - andrews, IN

“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. ”
4 of 5 | Posted by: Pat Freeman/Margaret Wurmnest - FL

“On behalf of the Legion Family of Deer Creek American Legion Post 1276, I would like to express the sorrow of our family at the passing of a great...Read More »
5 of 5 | Posted by: JEFFREY JOHANSEN - Deer Creek, IL

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Fred was born on February 6, 1927 and passed away on Monday, April 15, 2019.

Fred was a resident of Deer Creek, Illinois at the time of passing.

Fred is survived by two sons, Steven "Mike" (Kary) Schmidgall of Eureka and Gary Schmidgall of Deer Creek; five grandchildren, Christopher (Liz), Matthew (Lisa), Nicholas (Larae), Jesse, and Heather Schmidgall; nine great-grandchildren; two sisters, Esther Norris of Goodfield and Marion (Bob) Fritch of Mackinaw; one brother-in-law, Bob Deterts of Hopedale; and one sister-in-law, Carolyn Johnson of Mesa, Ariz. Fred was a veteran of the US Army, having served in the Korean War.

A funeral service will be held on Friday, April 19, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at Knapp-Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Morton with a minister of the Eureka Apostolic Christian Church officiating. A visitation will be held on Thursday, April 18, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. and one hour prior to the service, both at the funeral home. Burial will be in Glendale Memorial Gardens in Pekin.

Memorials may be made to the Apostolic Christian Home of Eureka.