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Edward J. Schmidt, Jr.


Edward J. Schmidt, Jr, 71, of Livingston, passed away in Wood River, on Saturday, Oct. 22, 2022 at 7:04 p.m.

He was born Jan. 10, 1951, in Belleville, to the late Edward J. Schmidt and Jacqueline Lillian Knight.

He was a maintenance manager for Hebenstreit Apartments.

He was a veteran of the US Air Force after having served during Vietnam.

He is survived by his special friend, China Marie Kovar and family.

A potluck was held Nov. 1, 2022 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Benld Civic Center.

Anyone wishing to send an online condolence may do so at

Kravanya Funeral Home, Gillespie, is in charge of the arrangements.