BARTONVILLE - Henry W. Schuster, 93, passed away at 8 a.m. Friday, Jan. 11, 2013, at Autumn Accolade Assisted Living in Green Valley.
Henry was born June 25, 1919, in Limestone Township, the son of John and Hannah (Peters) Schuster. He married Marjorie Marcussen on Aug. 14, 1942, in Bartonville.
He is survived by his wife of 70 years; three sons, Gary (Betty) of Pekin, Don (Carol) of Monticello and Tom (Heather) of Michigan; six grandchildren, John (Janet) of Washington, Scott (Stephanie) of Germantown Hills, Adrian (Katie) of Michigan, Bradley of St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, Hillary (Michael) of Chicago and Patrick of Michigan; and 10 great-grandchildren, Brooke, Brendan, Jake, Aaron, Matthew, Johanna, Henry, Natalie, Zachary and Madison.
Henry was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Margaret (Jesse).
He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the Army Air Corps for three years at Keesler Field in Biloxi, Miss., and Bolling Field in Washington, D.C.
Henry was a clerk at the Peoria post office for 27 years until his retirement in 1978.
He was a lifetime member of St. John Lutheran Church.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 14, 2013, at St. John Lutheran Church in Bartonville. Visitation will be one hour prior to services at the church and from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013, at Davison-Fulton Bartonville Chapel. Pastor Michael Jones will officiate. Burial will be in St. John Lutheran Church Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to St. John Lutheran Church Memorial Fund.
Please visit Henry's story at www.davison-fulton-bartonvillechapel.com.