Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Deputy Sheriff John Mark Schmitt

Washington County Sheriff's Office, Wisconsin

End of Watch Monday, September 7, 1998

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Reflections for Deputy Sheriff John Mark Schmitt

John it's been a while since I posted a reflection, but I want you to know I miss you so much and keep you in my thoughts and prayers. Until we see each other again you'll be close in my heart!

Cousin Denise


May 23, 2007

Spike you are missed, mom use to cut ur hair and im her son. we all miss you and gon the momorial ride.

FF Dylan

May 4, 2007

Spike, I "only" knew you 8-10 years, but have known your family for many more than that, and you became a good friend and co-worker. I think of you often--we miss you and will see you again when we all "end our watch."


Kenneth L Knop--Deputy Sheriff
Washington County Wi Sheriff's Dept.

February 11, 2007

You have not been forgotten and are a true hero. Heroes never die. Keep watch over your loved ones and those still on patrol. You will never be forgotten.

Bob Gordon, father of fallen Chicago Officer
Michael P. Gordon, EOW: 8/8/04

Bob Gordon, Chicago Gold Star Father

September 6, 2006

In loving memory of John Schmitt:
In spite of the years that have passed, we keep your memory alive
and honor you for your tremendous
sacrifice. You did make a difference.
Lynn Kole
Washington State

September 7, 2005

On this the seventh anniversary of the passing of Deputy Sheriff John Schmitt, we pause to remember.
Thank you John for your service to the citizens of Washington county.
May his memory live on in the hearts and minds of all who knew him.
It is in that memory that we continue the watch.

Master Trooper
Virginia State Police

September 7, 2005

I was a lieutenant at the county when John was killed. John was not just a good officer, he was a good and decent man. He left behind countless friends and relatives who loved him, and will always miss him.

Chief Jed Dolnick
Jackson WI PD

January 29, 2005

On September 7, 1998, my very special cousin John was killed in the line of duty. John was more than my cousin, he was my brother and one of my best friends. He was always there for me with an ear to listen with, a shoulder to cry on, a joke to make me laugh, and advice when I needed it. I know it wasn't said nearly enough, I love you John and miss you more than words can say.

Cousin Denise

On November 4, 1994, I met the man who would forever change my life. Deputy John Schmitt taught me so much about life. He was a hero in every sense of the word. He made my life complete. On September 7, 1998, we lost John. A part of me died with him that day and there is a hole in my heart and in my soul that will not be filled until we meet again in Heaven. Sweetie, in your life and in your death you have made me a better person. I miss you so much. Carla

Carla Schmitt

Been to other LEO funerals since yours. We'll always remember.


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