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Daniel Joe Schmitt

Daniel Schmitt of Okawville, IL departed this life in the St. Elizabeth Hospital in Belleville, on Sunday, October 11, 2015 at 2:22 A.M. due to injuries sustained in an ATV accident. He had attained the age of 23 years, 3 months and 25 days.

He was born in Herrin, on June 17, 1992 the son of Kyle and Cindy (nee Dunbar) Schmitt.

Daniel was pursuing his life goals by attending classes at the Kaskaskia College Extension Center. He was a good and loyal friend to those that knew him. Daniel took great satisfaction from being a good friend and working and helping others. He was full of life and loved hanging out with his friends. He was especially close with his younger sister, Kymberly. Daniel was an avid St. Louis Cardinals Baseball fan and was excited about this year’s playoff run.

Left to mourn his passing is his parents, Kyle and Cindy Schmitt of Okawville; his sister Kymberly Schmitt of Okawville; paternal grandparents; four uncles; numerous cousins as well as close friends.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Joe and Joyce Dunbar.

Funeral services will be held from the Campagna Funeral Home in Okawville on Thursday, October 15, 2015 at 1:00 P.M. with Pastor Jeffery Schwab officiating. Interment will be in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Okawville.

Friends may call at the Campagna Funeral Home on Thursday from 10:00 A.M. until the service hour.

Should friends desire, memorials may be made to the family of Daniel Schmitt and will be accepted by the Campagna Funeral Home.

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