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 Simon Erhardt Schuetz

Simon Erhardt Schuetz

Mendota, LaSalle County, Illinois, USA
Death 5 Aug 1963 (aged 87)
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Burial Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Plot Lot 152 Section G Area 381.25
Memorial ID 100024796 · View Source
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Age 87.
Born and raised in Mendota, IL, son of German pioneer immigrants Erhard Schuetz (1848 - 1908) and Margaret Faber Schuetz (1851 - 1930) who had both come to America with their families as infants. Predeceased by his older sister Katherine (1874 - 1956), and younger sister Clara (1877 - 1950) (both of whom lived their entire lives In Mendota), as well as a younger brother, Oscar, who died in infancy in 1881. Survived by a younger brother, Albert Jacob Sheets (1884 - 1963) who lived briefly in Chicago before moving to Montana and who died just a month after Simon.
Simon left Mendota for Chicago at a young age, remaining there for the rest of his life, working as a grocery buyer, including over 25 years for Reid Murdoch Company, before becoming a Christian Science practitioner in later life.
Married Adele Marie Rahlfs (1878 - 1960) of Chicago on February 14, 1905. They had one son, Ralph Erhardt Schuetz (1907 - 1964).
Survived by his son, Ralph and daughter-in-law Elsa Anderson Schuetz (1910-2004) of Evanston, IL. Three grandchildren: Martha Schuetz Browne Bjorkman (1939 -), Ralph Erhardt Schuetz Jr. (1942 -), and Gary Anderson Schuetz (1945 - 2017). Laid to rest in the Rahlfs family plot in Graceland Cemetery, Chicago.

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"Together in Memory"

  • Maintained by: Ralph Schuetz
  • Originally Created by: M Król
  • Added: 2 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100024796
  • Ralph Schuetz
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Simon Erhardt Schuetz (8 Jan 1876–5 Aug 1963), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100024796, citing Graceland Cemetery, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Ralph Schuetz (contributor 48878064) .