Chris J. Schmitt, 47, passed away suddenly Monday, Dec. 31, in Memphis, Tenn. He was doing what he loved best - spending time with his son at an Iowa State Cyclone football game. Visitation is from 5-7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 4, with a 6:30 p.m. scripture and prayer service at Iles Funeral Homes-Westover Chapel. A Celebration of Life service is Saturday, Jan. 5, at 10:30 a.m. at Johnston Evangelical Free Church, 9901 NW 62nd Ave, Johnston, with visitation before the service from 9:30-10:30 a.m. Burial is at Glendale Cemetery. Memorial contributions will be directed by the family at a later date. Online condolences may be sent to IlesCares.com. Arrangements are being handled by Iles Funeral Homes-Westover Chapel in Des Moines.