Harry S. Schutte

MIDDLETON/BLOOMINGTON,MN-Harry S. Schutte, Jr., age 88, passed away on Tuesday, March 18, 2014.

He was born in Pittsburgh, PA., the son of Harry, Sr. and Sally (Snyder) Schutte. Harry served in the United States Army during WWII in the 137th Infantry 35th Division, entering the war during the Battle of the Bulge in 1944. Following the war Harry went to Penn

Harry loved music and was a talented soloist. His children treasure the memory of him singing at their weddings. One of the greatest highlights of his later years was taking the Honor Flight to the Washington DC World War II Memorial with his son.

In addition to his wife Sally, Harry is survived by his children, Joanna Berg, Suzy (Duane) Webb, Sara (Jeff) Lerdahl and Harry III (Kris); his brother, Charles; 11 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. He is further survived by many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

A private celebration of his life will be held by his family. He will be laid to rest with full military honors in Fort Snelling National Cemetery in June.

He lived a wonderful life and was a great example of integrity and generosity to us all. He will always be remembered for his smile, his chuckles, his music, and his positive attitude.

Memorials may be made in Harry's name to the National Honor Flight at For online condolences, please visit

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7435 University Ave

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