Age 25, of Mt. Prospect and formerly of Joliet, IL passed from this life Sunday, June 21, 2020. He was born in Highland Park, IL, December 29, 1994. He was a graduate of Joliet Central High School, class of 2013. A U.S. Army Veteran, Zack was a phenomenal Medic who was honorably discharged in 2019.
He is survived by his mother, Colleen (Pruitt) Schmidt; sister, AnneMarie Schmidt; half brothers, Charles and Nicholas Schmidt; and his girlfriend, Rose Madeline Nee. He will also be missed by his aunts, uncles, cousins; former wife Sydney, and many friends.
Preceded in death by his grandmother, Catherine Pruitt; great-grandmother, Mary Jones; great grandfather, Charles Schmidt.
He was employed by the Home Depot in Mt. Prospect. His hobbies included the outdoors, Dungeons and Dragons, and hanging out with his buddies.
A Memorial Gathering for Zachary will be held Friday, June 26, 2020, from 2:00 – 6:00 p.m. at the Plainfield American Legion 24741 Renwick Rd., Plainfield. Safety measures such as masks and distancing will be observed with a maximum of 50 people in the facility at one time. Interment will take place later at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery.