Gordon Small's Family & Genealogy

Katharina BINZ
Phillip KOMP
Sophia FREY
Clara Lena KOMP
Raymond Adolph SCHMALZ


Family Links


Betty J. WALD

Raymond Adolph SCHMALZ 1
  • Born: August 23, 1926, Paris, Logan, Arkansas, USA
  • Marriage: Betty J. WALD on November 27, 1952
  • Died: August 12, 2002, Charleston, Franklin, Arkansas, USA at age 75 2 3
  • Buried: August 14, 2002, Charleston, Franklin, Arkansas - Sacred Heart Cemetery 4

bullet  Noted Events In his Life:

  • Census, April 18, 1930, Short Mtn, Logan, Arkansas - District 31. picture

    The following Schmalz families are listed on this page:
    Joe Schmalz Head, Age 46,
    Clara Wife, Age 35
    Leonard Son, Age 6
    Eugene Son, Age 4
    Raymond Son, Age 3
    William Son, Age 2 and
    Agnes Daughter, Age 1
    Frank Schmalz Head, Age 48
    Carolina Wife, Age 50
    George Son, Age 21
    Regine Daughter, Age 19
    Albert Edward Son, Age 17
    Gilbert Son, Age 15
    Ed Schmalz Head, Age 45
    Helen Wife, Age 39
    Alice Daughter, Age 14
    Hilda Daughter, Age 12
    Irene Daughter, Age 11
    Marcellla Daughter, Age 9
    Roy Son, Age 8
    Estelle Daughter, Age 6


Raymond married Betty J. WALD, daughter of Unknown and Unknown, on November 27, 1952. (Betty J. WALD was born on October 19, 1934.)



  1. US WWII Army Enlisted Records,
    Name: Raymond Schmalz
    Birth Year: 1926
    Race: White, citizen
    Nativity State or Country: Arkansas
    State: Arkansas
    County or City: Logan

    Enlistment Date: 23 Feb 1945
    Enlistment State: Arkansas
    Enlistment City: Camp Josepth T Robinson Little Rock
    Branch: No branch assignment
    Branch Code: No branch assignment
    Grade: Private
    Grade Code: Private
    Term of Enlistment: Enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise according to law
    Component: Selectees (Enlisted Men)
    Source: Civil Life

    Education: Grammar school
    Civil Occupation: Geographer
    Marital Status: Single, without dependents.
  2. Obituary,
    The Times Record, Fort Smith, Arkansas (Wednesday August 14, 2002)
    Raymond A. Schmalz, 75, of Charleston died Monday, Aug. 12, 2002, in his home. He was born Aug. 23, 1926, in Paris. He was an Army veteran of World War II, a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, a retired grounds keeper for Sacred Heart Catholic Church and a retired furniture worker for Riverside Furniture Company. Rosary was held Tuesday at Smith Mortuary Chapel in Charleston. Mass will be 2 p.m. today at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Charleston with burial at Sacred Heart Cemetery in Charleston. He is survived by his wife, Betty of the home; two daughters, Marilyn Riechmann and husband, Henry Riechmann III and Melinda McClure and husband, Rick, all of Charleston; three sons, Harold Schmalz and his wife June and Kenneth Schmalz and his wife, DeAnna, all of Charleston, and Ronnie Schmalz and his wife, Martha, of Lavaca; two sisters, Agnes Siebenmorgan of Conway and Olivia Fratesi of Grady; two brothers, Leonard Schmalz of Crowley, La., and Gerhard Schmalz of Pine Bluff; 10 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Pallbearers will be Ben Riechmann, Brian King, Chris Newman, Adam and Andrew Schmalz and Zac McClure. Honorary pallbearers will be Tara King, Chasity, Marisa and Cassandra Schmalz and Rachel McClure.
  3. Social Security Death Index,
    Name: Raymond A. Schmalz SSN: 431-50-2095 Last Residence: 72933 Charleston, Franklin, Arkansas, United States of America Born: 23 Aug 1926 Died: 12 Aug 2002 State (Year) SSN issued: Arkansas (Before 1951 ).
  4. Cemetery Records, http://gravelocator.cem.va.gov - SCHMALZ, RAYMOND A PFC US ARMY WORLD WAR II DATE OF BIRTH: 08/23/1926 DATE OF DEATH: 08/12/2002 BURIED AT: SACRED HEART CEMETERY CHARLESTON, AR 72933.