The Obit For Norm Schlueter

Norman Schlueter

The Belleville News-Democrat

Norman John Schlueter, 88, of Belleville, Ill., born Sept. 25, 1916, in Belleville, Ill., died Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2004, at St. Elizabeth's Hospital, Belleville, Ill.

Mr. Schlueter was employed by Owens Illinois Corrugated Sales, was a Belleville police officer, and a professional baseball player for the Chicago White Sox and the Cleveland Indians. He was a manager for the Belleville American Legion baseball team. Mr. Schlueter was a member of Elks Club of Belleville, Our Lady of the Snows Catholic Chapel.

He was preceded in death by is parents, John and Carrie, nee Meyer, Schlueter.

Surviving are his wife, Lillian, nee Nold, Schlueter; three children, Bill (Margaret) Schlueter of Fairview Heights, Ill., Linda (Phil) Lawrence of Iowa City, Iowa, and Barbara Kuenne of Irvine, Calif.; five grandchildren, Chris Reid, Jill Kuenne, Susan (John) Cox, Pamela (Kevin) Sawatzky and Michael (Kellie) Schlueter; eight great-grandchildren, Courtney, Brian and Devin Cox, Cory and Josh Reid, Paige and Taylor Sawatzky and Reagan Schlueter; and a brother, Clarence (Lillian) Schlueter of Belleville, Ill.

Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association or the Alzheimer's Association.

Visitation: Friends may call 3:30 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 18, 2004, at Lake View Funeral Home, Fairview Heights, Ill.

Funeral: A memorial Mass will be held at 11:15 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 18, 2004, at the Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows Apartment Community Chapel, Belleville, Ill., and a memorial service will be held at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 18. 2004, at Lake View Funeral Home, Fairview Heights, Ill.

LAKE VIEW FUNERAL HOME, Fairview Heights, Ill.
Published in the Belleville News-Democrat from 12/15/2004 - 12/16/2004.