Ferd Jay Schlitt , 66, passed away at 11:09 a.m. on Saturday, August 11, 2018 at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital.
Ferd was born on June 3, 1952 in Lincoln, IL; son of Ferdinand J. and Alice Joanne (Hickey) Schlitt. He married Susan Minaudo in 1982 in Elkhart, IL. She survives him.
Also surviving Ferd is his daughter: Monica (Mike) Simpson of FL; step son: Christopher (Katie) Kolin of MN; two grandchildren: Emma and Britton; three step grandchildren: Lincoln, Madelyn, and Camryn; two brothers: John (Dorla) Schlitt of Franklin, TN and Jeff Schlitt of Mt. Pulaski, IL. he was preceded in death by his parents.
Ferd enjoyed guns and snowmobiling.
Graveside services for Ferd will be held at Mt. Pulaski Cemetery at a later date. Services are entrusted to Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Mt. Pulaski, IL. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family of Ferd Jay Schlitt.