Schutte, Wilbur

Written by David Green.

Wilbur L. Schutte, 96, of Hudson, Mich., died Wednesday, June 22, 2011, at Lenawee Medical Care Facility. 

He was born Nov. 23, 1914, in Oak Harbor, Ohio, to Lewis and Laura (Seebeck) Schutte. He married Marjorie Jones in 1942 and she survives.

Wilbur was employed as a custodian for the Sand Creek school district from 1957 to 1964, and then worked for the Morenci school district from 1964 until he retired in 1980. Wilbur was a former member of the Clayton Bible Church and currently attended Open Door Bible Church.

In addition to his wife, Marjorie, he is survived by one son, Jerry (and Nedra) Schutte of Hudson; and two grandchildren, Dr. Nicole (and Andrew) Sheimo of Britton,Mich., and Justin (and Andrea) Schutte of Archbold, Ohio.

He was preceded in death by his parents; six brothers, Roy, Herbert, Arthur, Ralph, Lawrence and Bernard Schutte; and two sisters, Irene Wiggins and Eunice Miller. 

Funeral services are planned at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 25, at the Adrian Chapel of the Anderson Funeral Home, with Rev. Bob Snyder officiating. Burial will be in Fairfield Cemetery. Visitation is scheduled from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions are suggested to Hospice of Lenawee.

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