YORKSHIRE - Carl F. Schutz, 86, of Yorkshire, passed away at 6:08 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys.
He was born April 19, 1926, in Yorkshire, the son of 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, Mark E. and Linda Schutz, of Yorkshire, and Jonathan L. Schutz, of Yorkshire; his daughter, Ruth A. Schutz, of Cincinnati; grandchildren, Wes Schutz, Ashley Schutz, Ryan Schutz, Jason and Janice Schutz and Nathan Schutz; great-grandchildren, Austin Schutz, Ethin Schutz and Morgan Schutz; and a sister, Martha Rismiller, of Rossburg.
In addition to his parents, Carl was 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 and 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, Nov. 12, 2012, at St. Paul Lutheran Church 9464 Foote Road. (Willowdell) Yorkshire, with Pastor Laura Shreffler officiating. Burial will follow in St. Paul Lutheran Church Cemetery in Willowdell with military graveside services 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 from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the church.
Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Paul Lutheran Church Memorial Fund or the Osgood Rescue Squad.
Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com