Milton Peter Schmierbach, 98, of Marissa, IL; born on October 9, 1922 in St. Clair County, IL; passed away on Friday, October 30, 2020 at his home.
Mr. Schmierbach was a farmer. He was also a rural route mail carrier. Mr. Schmierbach was a United States Navy Veteran serving in World War II. He was a member of Friedens United Church of Christ and the Robert F. Arnold American Legion Post 172. Milton enjoyed gardening.
He was preceded in death by his parents – Arthur and Dora, nee Waeltz, Schmierbach. Two brothers – Warren Schmierbach and Robert Schmierbach.
He is survived by his wife – Blanche, nee Reuss, Schmierbach. Three sons – M. Paul (Jeanine) Schmierbach of Strawberry Plains, TN; Merle (Jean) Schmierbach of Marissa, IL; Loren (Lynn) Schmierbach of Sparta, IL. Eight grandchildren and fifteen great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Friedens United Church of Christ.
Condolences to the family may be expressed online at www.heilschuessler.com
Funeral: Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, November 5, 2020 at the Marissa Township Cemetery in Marissa, IL.
Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in Marissa, IL is in charge of arrangements.