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Francis J. (Schim) Schimscha, 85, of Waukegan, passed away Friday, July 5, 2002 in Chicago, IL. He was born May 3, 1917 in St. Paul, MN and was a member of Immaculate Conception Church and the Moose Lodge #706. He was the former owner of Schim and Eddy’s Tavern, secretary and treasure of Bartenders and Waitresses Union, served 3 years in the Canadian Air Force as a pilot and 5 years in the Marine Corps as a Raider during World War II. Survivors include his nephew Gerald (Janet) Fraser of Hayward, WI; special friends Thomas Holmgran of Waukegan, Robert Reinbach of Bocaraton, FL and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.

He was preceded in death by his lifelong companion Gerri Hembrook, 3 siblings Pauline, Otto and Cathrine.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, July 9, 2002 at North Shore Garden of Memories with burial following service.

Funeral arrangements under the care of Marsh Funeral Home (847) 336-0127. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the National Cancer Society.