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Schmitz and Beals Join Forces To Open Funeral Home In Nauvoo

Brian Schmitz of Iowa and Mitch Beals from Stronghurst, Illinois are joining forces and will be opening a funeral home in Nauvoo, Schmitz-Banks & Beals Funeral Home, LLC.

Brian is the owner and operator of Schmitz Funeral Home's in West Point, Donnellson and Farmington, IA. He is a licensed Iowa and Illinois Funeral Director.

Mitch works with his family at Banks & Beals Funeral Home's in La Harpe, Dallas City & Stronghurst. He is a licensed Illinois Funeral Director and Illinois Life Insurance Producer.

The two men purchased the former Martin Tax & Accounting building at 2420 Young Street and are in the process of renovating the facility.

They can be reached at or by phone, 217-453-2420.