April 19, 1929 - January 26, 2022
Dorothy J. Schmitz, age 92, of Bradley passed away Wednesday, January 26, 2022 at her home. She was born April 19, 1929 in Kankakee, the daughter of Willard & Adeline (Saindon) Durand. Dorothy worked in housekeeping at Shapiro Developmental Center in Kankakee. She had also been a seamstress. Dorothy enjoyed sewing, gardening, crafting, dancing, and playing the piano. She was very active in the community. Most of all, Dorothy loved spending time with her family. She was a former parishioner of St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church and a current parishioner of Maternity B.V.M. in Bourbonnais. Surviving are three sons, Gary & Kristine Schmitz of Bronston, KY, Jeffrey & Cheryl Schmitz of Bourbonnais, and Jay & Michelle Schmitz of VA; one daughter, Mary Baily of TX; six grandchildren, Paul (Diana) Schmitz, James (Ashley) Schmitz, Jeremy (Tracy) Schmitz, Sara (Lance) Waselewski, Hunter Schmitz, and Rainer Schmitz; and eight great-grandchildren, Parker, Molly, Griffin, Marissa, Armin, Hannah, Lexi, and Alex. Dorothy is preceded in death by her parents and one daughter, Malissa Schmitz. Cremation rites have been accorded. A memorial visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until the time of the 11 a.m. memorial service on Tuesday, February 8, 2022 at Clancy-Gernon Funeral Home in Bourbonnais. Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
Dorothy J. Schmitz, age 92, of Bradley passed away Wednesday, January 26, 2022 at her home. She was born April 19, 1929 in Kankakee, the daughter of Willard & Adeline (Saindon) Durand. Dorothy worked in housekeeping at Shapiro Developmental... View Obituary & Service Information
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