Mason Schmittling

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Mason A. Schmittling, 14, of Freeburg, IL, born August 13, 2004, in Belleville, IL, passed away Tuesday, September 25, 2018, at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, O’Fallon, IL.

He was preceded in death by his father, Zach Melvin.

Mason was a student at Freeburg Elementary School, Freeburg, IL.  He was a very happy, spirited child, full of energy, and will be missed by all who knew and loved him.

Surviving are his mother, Christina Schmittling;
a brother, Gage Hallett;
grandparents, Dennis and Kim Schmittling of Freeburg, IL,
and Bob and Marilyn Bennett of Fairview Heights, IL;
great-grandparents, John and Barbara Bennett and John Latimer;
aunts and uncles, Eric Schmittling, Chasidy (David) Braunseis, Barbara Bennett (Gabriel Kimme), and Chris Williams;
and seven cousins, Madeline, Andrew, Gracie, and Olivia Williams, and Austin, Alyssa, and Mikayla Schmittling.

Memorials may be made in Mason’s memory at any Citizens Community Bank in care of Christina Schmittling or Eric Schmittling.  Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.

 Visitation:  A candlelight vigil will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, September 27, 2018, at the intersection of State Street and Oak Brook Drive in Freeburg. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, September 28, 2018, and from 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday, September 29, 2018, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.

Funeral:  Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, September 29, 2018, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home with Rev. Doug Hargrave officiating.   Burial will follow the services.

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12 Comments on Mason Schmittling

hunter moyers said : Guest Report Nov 06, 2018 at 8:17 PM

Mason was one of my closest friends since first grade I miss this crazy kid.

  • freeburg
  • illinois
Mary Vielweber said : Guest Report Oct 03, 2018 at 2:36 AM

Christina & family & the Bennetts - There are no words that can be said to take your pain away. May your memories of Mason give you comfort. Praying that you find strength & peace.

  • Freeburg
  • IL
Jessica Mitchell said : Guest Report Sep 29, 2018 at 2:23 PM

It is with a sadden heart that I express my sympathy for your family's loss. While I only knew Mason for a short time at taekwondo, he was a joy to work with. A very bright and talented young man. Always a happy student ready to play the game. Sending my prayers.

  • Belleville
  • IL
Melody Perry Alaee said : Guest Report Sep 29, 2018 at 2:16 PM

May God wrap his loving arms around you & give you peace & comfort during this most difficult time. Godspeed

  • Buckeye
  • AZ
Lea Wallace said : Guest Report Sep 29, 2018 at 8:57 AM

My heart aches for all of you. I cant imagine what are you going through. I have been praying since I heard the horrible news. May God hold you close and wrap himself around you.

  • Belleville
  • Illinois
Lea Wallace said : Guest Report Sep 29, 2018 at 8:57 AM

My heart aches for all of you. I cant imagine what are you going through. I have been praying since I heard the horrible news. May God hold you close and wrap himself around you.

  • Belleville
  • Illinois
Trudy anderson said : Guest Report Sep 27, 2018 at 2:55 AM

I know what it feels like to lose a child. May God wrap you in his loving arms. Theses words dont make you feel any better. I know. . And I didnt know him. But I do know your hearts are so broken. . No words can take away that pain.. but I am so so sorry. Gods speed

  • Fayetteville
  • Il.
Genie White said : Guest Report Sep 27, 2018 at 1:57 AM

May the Lord surround you with His love and comfort during this difficult time.

  • New Memphis
  • Il.
Genie White said : Guest Report Sep 27, 2018 at 1:53 AM

Praying the Lord surrounds you with His love and comfort during this difficult time.

  • New Memphis
  • Il
Jenn Maguire said : Guest Report Sep 27, 2018 at 1:02 AM

My deepest condolences to Christina and the family, our hearts are broken, my God be will you all at this very difficult time ❤

  • Swansea
  • Il
Hampton family said : Guest Report Sep 26, 2018 at 11:43 PM

Our deepest sympathy to the family and friends of this young man.

  • New Athens
  • IL
Laura Ann Latimer Saunders said : Guest Report Sep 26, 2018 at 11:24 PM

So very sorry for you loss.Sending prayers and love your way.I am Uncle Roy's daughter Laurie Ann is what the family calls me.

  • Kansas City
  • Missouri

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