Harold A. “Harry” Schutz
Plain/ Harold A. “Harry” Schutz age 89 of Plain passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, January 6, 2018 at the Maplewood of Sauk Prairie.
He was born on August 17, 1928 in Wilson Creek the son of Frank and Clara (Young) Schutz. Harry served in the United States Army and had a great love for his family, God and country. He was married on November 11, 1950 to the former Carol Ellefson, the only woman he ever loved and was fiercly devoted to and protective of until the very end.
Following his honorable discharge from the Army Harry worked as a cheesemaker for 4 years at his fathers Cold Springs Cheese Factory, “up on the ridge”. He then went to work until his retirement for Edward Kraemer & Sons as a bridge construction superintendent.
He loved to travel with his wife Carol. He was a member of and managed the American Legion Post #398 for 15 years, was a member of St. Luke’s Catholic Church, the 40 et 8 club and was involved with many renown chicken bbq’s.
Harry put everyone before himself. He was a life long St. Louis Cardinals fan and enjoyed his weekly euchre games.
Survivors include his wife Carol Schutz, 2 daughters, Barbara Schutz, Kaye (Dick) Frohmader, 3 grandchildren, Heather (Dave) Baker, Ashley (Jon) Ward, Nicholas (Emily) Frohmader, 7 great grandchildren, Alex and Matthew Baker, Paige, Cayleigh and Austin Ward, Amber and Owen Frohmader, many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Clara Schutz, 5 sisters, Angeline Aron, Helen Haas, Agnes Hambrecht, Alma Peck and Lois Schultz, 3 brothers, Everett, Leo and Fredrick Schutz.
A Mass in memory of Harry will be held on Friday, January 12, 2018 at 11:00 A.M. at St. Luke’s Catholic Church in Plain. Fr. John Silva will officiate with burial in the church cemetery where military graveside rites will be conducted by the Plain American Legion Post #398. Visitation will be held on Friday at the church from 10:00 A.M. until the time of service.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to St. Luke’s Catholic School Endowment, the Plain American Legion Post #398 or to Agrace.
The family would like to thank the staff at Greenway Terrace for their wonderful care for the last 2 years. Special thanks to Jerry Lord, Peg and Sam Jonas for their continuous support and many visits.
Online condolences available at www.staffordfuneralhomes.com.
The Richardson-Stafford Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements.
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