YORKSHIRE - Carl F. Schutz, age 86, of Yorkshire, Ohio, passed away at 6:08 p.m. Nov. 7, 2012, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys, Ohio.
Carl was born April 19, 1926, in Yorkshire, Ohio, to the late William and Lydia (Froebe) Schutz.
Carl is survived by his wife of 65 years, Caroline W. (Stephan) Schutz, whom he married June 1, 1947; sons and daughters-in-law, David P. and Karen Schutz of Versailles, Ohio, Mark E. and Linda Schutz of Yorkshire, Ohio, and Jonathan L. Schutz of Yorkshire, Ohio; daughter, Ruth A. Schutz of Cincinnati, Ohio; grandchildren, Wes Schutz, Ashley Schutz, Ryan Schutz, Jason & Janice Schutz and Nathan Schutz; great-grandchildren, Austin Schutz, Ethin Schutz and Morgan Schutz; and a sister, Martha Rismiller of Rossburg, Ohio.
In addition to his parents, Carl is also preceded in death by a grandson, Kevin Schutz; and a sister, Esther Billenstein.
Carl served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He was a farmer. Carl was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Willowdell and the Osgood American Legion Post #588.
A funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 9464 Foote Road (Willowdell), Yorkshire, Ohio, with Pastor Laura Shreffler officiating. Burial will follow in St. Paul Lutheran Church Cemetery in Willowdell with military graveside services conducted by the Osgood American Legion.
The family will receive friends on Sunday from 2 to 6 p.m. at Bailey Zechar Funeral Home in Versailles and Monday morning from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul Lutheran Church Memorial Fund or the Osgood Rescue Squad. Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com