Eugene Schutz

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Eugene Schutz

1923 - 2013

Eugene Schutz, 89, a resident of Kenosha passed away Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, at Froedtert Hospital in Milwaukee as a result of injuries he received in a pedestrian accident.

Gene was born May 27, 1923, in Kenosha to Nicholas and Ella (Johnson) Schutz. He served proudly in the U.S. Army Air Corp. during World War II, where he worked on B-24s. After the service he started work at American Motors as a machine repairman. He retired from Chrysler Corp. after 40 years.

On July 2, 1971, he married the only love of his life Carolyn (Klemm) Smith. She preceded him in death on Dec. 2, 2009.

Gene is survived by his three sons, John (Jeanette) of Kenosha, Garrett (Vicki) of Torrington Ct., and James (Jo-Ann) of New Berlin. He is further survived by four step daughters, Susan, Darlyn, Patricia and Karen.

Gene was preceded in death by his parents and his wife, as well as one son Frederick, and a surrogate son, the Reverend David J. Meinholz.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday Feb. 28, 2013, at 7 p.m. at St. Marys Catholic Church in Kenosha. (Corner of 39th Avenue and 73rd Street) Visitation with the family will be on Thursday at the church from 4:30 p.m. until the time of mass. Burial with full military honors will take place on Friday March 1st 2013 at 9 a.m. at Southern WI Veterans Cemetery. Eugene will be laid to rest together with his beloved wife Carolyn.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to Froedtert Hospital would be appreciated.

Casey Family Options Funerals and Cremations

Stephen P. Casey, Owner/Funeral Director

(262) 554-6533

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