Schuette, Elmer W. (1915 - 2001)







----Source: Tribune-Record-Gleaner (Clark County, Wis.) 05/16/2001

Schuette, Elmer W. (1915 - 2001)

Elmer W. Schuette, 85, town of Green Grove, Unity, died on Monday, May 14, 2001, at St. Joseph's Hospital Palliative Care Unit, Marshfield. Visitation will be held from 4 to 8 p.m., on Wednesday, May 16, at the Maurina Funeral Home, Abbotsford. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, May 17, at the Maurina funeral Home, Abbotsford. The Rev. Kevin Hanke will officiate. Burial will be in St. Luke's Church Cemetery, town of Beaver, South Green Grove. Pallbearers will be John Stieman, Glen Hardrath, Gary Searer, Arnold Jagodzinski, Gary Sommer, and Todd Sommer.

Elmer William Schuette was born on Oct. 2, 1915, in the town of Beaver, rural Loyal, to Albert and Louisa (nee Jerowitz) Schuette. He received his early education in the former Oak Grove School and attended Riplinger High school. He worked with the civilian Conservation Corp s in Wakefield, Mich. He married Ruth Sommer on June 10, 1039. They owned and operated Elmer s Log Cabin Tavern, Riplinger, and in 1943, farmed in the town of Green Grove before retiring in 1988. His son and family now operate the family farm where he lived until the time of his death. He was always busy helping family and friends with welding, whitewashing barns, and logging in the woods. Selling fence posts and firewood. He also worked for the town of Green Grove steaming and clearing culverts and drains. He enjoyed welding creative designs and crafts and also enjoyed the outdoors, hunting, and ice fishing.

Survivors include one son, William (Jennifer) Schuette, Unity seven grandchildren, Theresa (Mel) Larson, Lance, Rexanne, Lucinda, Kayann, Melissa and Tamalee Schuette one great-grandson, Trinity Larson one brother, Ottmer Schuette, Santa Anna, Calif. and one sister, Sylvia Schwarze, Neillsville.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth, on Aug. 23, 1989 and his parents.

Maurina Funeral Home, Abbotsford, is assisting the family with arrangements.



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