Clement N. Schmitt, 92, of Lattnerville, passed away peacefully March 22, 2020, at Stonehill Care Center in Dubuque.
Because of the unprecedented conditions in our country right now due to the COVID-19 Virus, private family visitation and graveside services were held for Clem. Memorial Mass and Celebration of Life will be held at a later date to be announced. The Reiff Funeral Home in Epworth, Iowa is assisting the family in arrangements.
Clem was born Jan. 27, 1928 in Lattnerville, son of Theodore and Catherine (Stoffel) Schmitt. He received his education from the rural country school in Graf. On Feb. 26, 1949, he was united in marriage to Rosemary T. Weber, at St. Raphael’s Cathedral Dubuque. The couple farmed on the family farm all their lives. She preceded him in death Dec. 28, 1999.
He was a member of St. John the Baptist Parish in Peosta. He loved to hunt and play cards, especially Euchre.
He is survived by his six children; Beverly (Dan) Flink, of Eldridge, Paul Schmitt, of Durango, Ken (Special Friend Rhonda) Schmitt, of Epworth, Shirley (Robert) Willie, of Farmersburg, Bill Schmitt, of Durango and Karen (Mike Rohner) VanOstrand, of Dubuque; eight grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Sally Konzen, of Dubuque.
He is also preceded in death by his parents; his wife; four brothers, Raymond (Marie) Schmitt, Sylvester (Jean) Schmitt, Donnie Schmitt and Theodore (Jeanette) Schmitt; four sisters, Bernadine (Ralph) McGrath, Catherine (Paul) Neyens, Dorothy (Louis) Gotto and Leta (Herb) Wagner; brothers-in-law, Nicholas Weber, Bill (Ann) Weber and Louis Konzen; two sisters-in-law Matilda (Dave) Beadle, and Ione (Tim) Smith.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.reifffuneralhomeinc.com