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Kathryn E. Schmitt: 1927-2018


STREATOR — Kathryn E. Schmitt, 90, of Streator, passed away Friday, March 16, at Heritage Health in Streator.

Funeral services for Kathryn Schmitt will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 22, at Elias Funeral Home. Burial will follow in St. Stephen’s Cemetery. Visitation will be from 9 to 11 a.m. Thursday at Elias Funeral Home. Cremation rites have been accorded.

Born June 20, 1927, in Streator, she was the daughter of George and Catherine (Pnakovich) Marsinko. She married Herbert Schmitt on June 29, 1944. He passed away Jan. 25, 2013.

She is survived by her son, Randy (Wanda) Schmitt, of Streator; grandson, Ryan Schmitt, of Streator; granddaughter, Kayla Schmitt, of Las Vegas, Nev.; sister, Nancy (David) Hayes, of Streator; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Herbert; brother, Edward Marsinko; and several sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law.

Kathryn attended St. Stephen’s Grade School, Streator High School and Brown’s Business College.
She was a member of St. Stephen’s Catholic Church, now St. Michael the Archangel Parish, and loved baking traditional Slovak dishes for her family.
Memorials may be directed to the donor’s choice.
You can sign the guest book for Kathryn at
Elias Funeral Home
208 N. Park St., Streator, IL 61364

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