Rebecca Jean (Compton) Schmitt, 62, of Litchfield, IL passed away on Monday, January 24, 2022 at 2:50 p.m. at HSHS St. John’s Hospital in Springfield, IL. Visitation will be held on Friday, January 28, 2022 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at St. Agnes Catholic Church in Hillsboro, IL. Funeral Mass will be held on Friday, January 28, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. at St. Agnes Catholic Church in Hillsboro, IL. Father Daniel Willenborg, Pastor of St. Agnes Catholic Church will officiate. A graveside committal service will be held Saturday, January 29, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Agnes Catholic Cemetery in Hillsboro, IL; friends and family to meet at Bass Patton Dean Funeral Home in Hillsboro, IL at 10:30 a.m. to precede to the cemetery.
Mrs. Schmitt was born on April 13, 1959 in Balboa Canal Zone, Panama to the late Ballard Lloyd and June Rita (Michel) Compton. She was a 1978 graduate of Hillsboro High School in Hillsboro, IL and trained to be a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA). She worked as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) at several locations. She married Thomas Schmitt on February 6, 1988 at St. Kevin’s Catholic Church in East Alton, IL; he survives in Litchfield, IL. She was a member of St. Agnes Catholic Church in Hillsboro, IL and lived in Panama, IL; Bunker Hill, IL; Hillsboro, IL; Irving, IL; and Litchfield, IL during her lifetime.
Mrs. Schmitt is survived by her husband; her children, Andrew (wife Stephanie) Schmitt of Litchfield, IL and Adam (wife Evelyn) Schmitt of Hillsboro, IL; two grandchildren, Talon Schmitt and Leyton Schmitt; her siblings, Roger (wife Debbie) Compton of Edwardsville, IL; Dan (wife Cathy) Compton of Franklin, TN; Michael (wife Bev) Compton of Litchfield, IL; Joseph Compton of Pinckneyville, IL; Pat (husband Terry) Lentz of Panama, IL; Mary (husband Art) Moore of Panama, IL; and her sister-in-law, Debbie Compton of Pinckneyville IL.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Schmitt is preceded by her siblings Rita Compton and Chris Compton.
Memorials may be given to St. Agnes Catholic Church, Masses.