Patrick Schmid


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Posted Online: April 12, 2014, 6:16 pm
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Patrick A. Schmid, 48, of Rock Island, died Friday, April 11, 2014, at Genesis Medical Center East, Davenport.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be 9 a.m. Tuesday, April 15, at St. Pius X Catholic Church, Rock Island. Visitation will be 4 to 7 p.m. Monday at Rafferty Funeral Home, 2111 1st St. A, Moline, with a rosary recited at 4 p.m. and a Knights of Columbus 4th Degree Father Bader Assembly chalice presentation to follow. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery, Rock Island. Memorials can be made to St. Pius Church or Jordan Catholic School.
Pat was born May 21, 1965, in Geneseo, son of Arnold and Julianne Smith Schmid. He married Joleen Carlin on Sept. 25, 1999, at St. Pius X Church, Rock Island.
Pat attended St. Malachy's Catholic Grade School, Geneseo, and was a 1984 graduate of Geneseo High School. He earned his bachelor's degree from Western Illinois University. He was a manager at Securitas Security, Bettendorf.
Pat was a member of St. Pius X Church, Rock Island, Knights of Columbus Allouez Council, Rock Island and Father Bader Assembly 4th Degree and ASIS International. He held certification as a Certified Protection Specialist. He enjoyed traveling and had been in all 50 states and Europe.
Survivors include his wife, Joleen; son, Jackson, at home; parents, Arnie and Julie Schmid, Geneseo; and sister, Angie and Kevin Rusk, Geneseo, and their son, Greg.
Condolences may be left at RaffertyFunerals.com.












 



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