Alois A. "Ollie" Schulte

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Alois A. "Ollie" Schulte, 94, of the Illinois Veterans Home, formerly of 1812 Spring, died Wednesday (May 30, 2012) in the home.

He was born March 4, 1918, in Quincy, a son of Alois and Thecla (Mueller) Schulte Sr. He married Alvera M. Fessler on Sept. 18, 1945, in St. Joseph Catholic Church. She died April 25, 2000.

Ollie served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He was employed by Blessing Hospital as an assistant in the surgery department, retiring in 1982 after 37 years of service.

He was a member of St. Francis Catholic Church. He also was formerly active in the Knights of Columbus and the St. Francis Holy Name Society.

Ollie was an avid fisherman and hunter. He was known to be someone who could do anything and would repair, refinish, and was always willing to help others when he could.

Survivors include a sister, Marie Degitz of Macomb; sisters-in-law, Rita Schulte and Vivian Schulte, both of Quincy; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

In addition to his wife, Alvera, he was preceded in death by his parents; nine brothers, Bernard, Herman, Francis, Albert, Edwin, Donald and Virgil Schulte, along with Joseph and Roy Schulte, who both died in infancy; and three sisters, Dora "Sis" Kemner, Clara Ledig and Marjorie Lesones Stark.

SERVICES: 10:30 a.m. Monday in St. Francis Solanus Catholic Church by the Rev. Don Blaeser, O.F.M. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery.

VISITATION: 9:30 a.m. until time of services Monday in the church.

MEMORIALS: Quincy Notre Dame or St. Francis Grade School.

ARRANGEMENTS: Duker and Haugh Funeral Home.


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Published in Quincy Herald-Whig from June 3 to June 5, 2012
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