William C. Schuettler Sr.
(1928-2017)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Grace J. Callaway

William C. Schuettler Sr. 1 2 3 4 5

  • Born: 7 Mar 1928, Pottsville, Schuylkill, PA 3
  • Marriage (1): Grace J. Callaway on 7 Aug 1950 in Pottsville, Schuylkill, PA 1
  • Died: 18 Jul 2017, Pottsville, Schuylkill, PA at age 89 3 5
  • Buried: Pottsville: Odd Fellows Cemetery, Schuylkill, PA 3

   FamilySearch ID: GSY3-DJ2.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Residence: on 23 Feb 1976 in Pottsville, Schuylkill, PA. 4

2. Residence: on 25 Dec 1995 in Pottsville, Schuylkill, PA. 2

3. Obituary: Republican and Herald: obituary of William Schuettler on 20 Jul 2017 in Pottsville, Schuylkill, PA. 6 William C. "Bill" Schuettler Sr., 89, of Pottsville, died Tuesday evening at Providence Place Retirement Community, Pottsville.

He was born March 7, 1928, in Pottsville, a son of the late Conrad A. and Ruth M. Seltzer Schuettler.

He was a graduate of Pottsville High School. He was an Army veteran, having served during the Korean War.

When Bill was young, he started working with his father at a bakery making deliveries. He was later employed as an insurance agent for the former Lutheran Brotherhood prior to retiring.

Bill was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, where he was a teacher for the Adult Sunday School, former member of Finance Committee and was a former church council president, a member and past president of the Pottsville Kiwanis Club, where the club had renamed their Agricultural Scholarship Award to the William C. Schuettler Agricultural Scholarship Award in Bill's honor this past November. He was also a member of the former Union Bank & Trust Board, the former Children's Home Board, which later became the Benevolent Association Board, Million Dollar Round Table of the former Lutheran Brotherhood, and Diakon Lutheran Social Ministries. Bill was also a life member of the former Greenwood Hill Fire Company, Pottsville, and volunteered his time at Luther Ridge Retirement Community, Pottsville.

Surviving are his wife of 66 years, Grace Calloway Schuettler; a son, William C. Schuettler Jr. and his wife, Susan, Port Carbon; a daughter, Susan Costello and her husband, Tom, Lumberton, N.J.; four grandchildren, Benjamin and Gregory Schuettler, Andrea Thorn and Sara Costello; nieces, nephews and cousins.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday from Trinity Lutheran Church, Pottsville, with the Rev. Harold L. Hand Jr. and the Rev. Chris Rothharpt officiating. Family and friends are invited to call from 9 a.m. until the time of services. Interment with military honors will be in Odd Fellows Cemetery, Pottsville. The family would prefer remembrances in the form contributions made to Trinity Lutheran Church, 300 W. Arch St., Pottsville PA, 17901, or Pottsville Kiwanis Foundation, P.O. Box 175, Pottsville PA, 17901. Arrangements are under the care of James E. Humphrey Funeral Home, Pottsville. Please share your memories and condolences with Bill's family by signing the guest book at www.jehumphreyfuneralhome.com.


William married Grace J. Callaway, daughter of Harold John Callaway Sr. and Caroline Grace Beacher, on 7 Aug 1950 in Pottsville, Schuylkill, PA.1 (Grace J. Callaway was born on 11 Oct 1928 in Pottsville, Schuylkill, PA,5 7 8 died on 18 Nov 2021 in Pottsville, Schuylkill, PA 5 8 and was buried in Pottsville: Odd Fellows Cemetery, Schuylkill, PA 8.)


Sources


1 Pottsville Republican (Pottsville, PA), 9 Aug 1950, page 6. Grace Callaway Bride of William Schuettler.

2 Pottsville Republican (Pottsville, PA), 27 Dec 1995, page 2. Obituary of Caroline Callaway.

3 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/181621782.

4 Pottsville Republican (Pottsville, PA), 23 Feb 1976, page 5. Obituary of Harold J. Callaway.

5 James E. Humphrey Funeral Home, Pottsville, Pa., https://www.jehumphreyfuneralhome.com/obituary/grace-schuettler.

6 Republican and Herald (Pottsville, PA) (www.republicanherald.com), 20 Jul 2017, obituary of William Schuettler.

7 1930 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XH41-YN3 Harold Callaway, Pottsville, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 90, sheet 12A, line 22, family 318.

8 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/234221140.



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