66, of Saint Louis, Missouri, passed away on February 4, 2018.The funeral service will be held at Kutis in Affton in the chapel at 10am on Saturday, February 10th. Father Gary Seibert, SJ will be officiating. Visitation will be held at 4-9pm on Friday, February 9th at Kutis Funeral Home. Burial will follow the funeral service at Resurrection Catholic Cemetery at 11am.


William was born in Saint Louis on May 9, 1951. He graduated from Mehlville High School in 1969. He was married to Marianne on July 9, 1982; they were married 35 years.


William worked in insurance for several years before retiring in 2012. He enjoyed playing with his dogs and cheering on the St. Louis Cardinals. Growing up, he was actively involved with the Boy Scouts of America including volunteering as an adult Eagle Scout trail guide. In recent years, he enjoyed volunteering with multiple local hospitals.


Beloved husband of Marianne Schmitt (Toebben); dear father of Jenny Schmitt and William Schmitt Jr.; dear brother of Kevin Schmitt; dear uncle, cousin and friend to many. William is preceded in death by Keith Schmitt (brother) and William Jack and Maxine Schmitt (parents).