Zachary John Schmidt

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.