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Rev Fr Edward J. Schuetz

Rev Fr Edward J. Schuetz

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Death 4 Oct 1916 (aged 32)
Burial Streator, LaSalle County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 79573300 · View Source
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CATHOLIC PRIEST KILLED IN AUTOMOBILE WRECK

Fr. E. J. Schuetz, Peoria, Dies; Bishop Dunne and Vicar General Shannon Injured.

PEORIA. Oct.5--Fr. Edward J. Schuetz, chancellor of Peoria diocese and priest at St. Mary's cathedral here, was killed instantly, Rt. Rev. Edmund M. Dunne, bishop of the diocese of Peoria sustained a dislocation of the right shoulder, and Very Rev. James V. Shannon, vicar general of Peoria and rector of the cathedral sustained a sprained ankle Wednesday when the automobile in which they were going to a confirmation ceremony in Princeville, Ill., ten miles north of here, skidded and turned over in a ditch one and one-half miles east of Princevllle.

Caught Under Car.

F. Schuetz was caught under the car and his neck broken. Fr. Shannon was brought to a hospital here, while Bishop Dunne, despite his injury, went on to Princeville. Fr. Schuetz, the dead priest, was born in Streator, Ill., and was only recently recently made chancellor of the diocese. He was the master of ceremonies at the funeral of the late Arch-Bishop Spalding.

-The Decatur Herald, 05 Oct 1916, Thu, Page 1

Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths Index
Name: Edward James Schuetz
Birth Date: 8 Mar 1884
Birth Place: Kentucky
Death Date: 4 Oct 1916
Death Place: Akron Township, Peoria, Illinois
Burial Date: 9 Oct 1916
Burial Place: Streator, IL
Death Age: 32
Occupation: Catholic Clergyman
Race: White
Marital Status: S
Gender: Male
Father Birth Place: Germany
FHL Film Number: 1530826


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  • Maintained by: Steph McGrath
  • Originally Created by: Julie Doty
  • Added: 30 Oct 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 79573300
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Rev Fr Edward J. Schuetz (8 Mar 1884–4 Oct 1916), Find A Grave Memorial no. 79573300, citing Saint Anthonys Cemetery, Streator, LaSalle County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Steph McGrath (contributor 47790079) .