September 13, 2014 - West Overland Fire Protection District
It is with deep regret that the West Overland Fire Protection District announces the death of Chief Joseph P. Schmidt. Chief Joseph P. Schmidt, 56, proudly served in United States Marine Corps, served 30 years with the Mehlville Fire Protection District where he was promoted to Deputy Chief in 2005, was presently the Chief of the West Overland Fire Protection District, a member of Missouri Task Force 1 and assisted during 9/11 and Hurricane Katrina, St. Louis Area Strike Team 3, Missouri Region C Incident Management Team and a member of the Missouri Mules. His service and passion to the community will be deeply missed.
Visitation September 16, 2014 03:00 pm - 9:00 pm A Firefighter Walk Through will occur at 7:30pm John L. Ziegenhein & Sons South County Funeral Home 4830 Lemay Ferry Rd. St. Louis, MO 63129 Get Directions Service September 17, 2014 10:00 am - with Internment to follow at Jefferson Barracks Cemetery Queen of All Saints Catholic Church 6603 Christopher Dr. St. Louis, MO 63129.
Apparatus and personnel wishing to participate in the procession please contact Captain Dave Waser 314-446-9911. Honor Guard wanting to participate please contact Tom Bacon at 314-713-9177. Casket Vigil also requested please contact Captain Mike Yemm at 314-420-1495.
Additional information can be obtained from Missouri Fire Service Funeral Assistance Team website at www.mofirefuneral.org
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