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John E. Schuchert

July 24, 1948 — June 25, 2018


John E. Schuchert, age 69, of Swanton, Ohio, entered into eternal rest, Monday morning, June 25, 2018, at Fulton Manor in Wauseon.  He was born July 24, 1948 in Toledo, Ohio to Rose (Okenka) and James Edward Schuchert.  John was a 1966 graduate of Cardinal Stritch and attended the University of Toledo.  On June 30, 1975  he married Catherine Syvert.  John worked for GM as an inspector, before retiring in 2000.

John was a member of St. Richard Catholic Parish.  He was a Mason and member of the Zenobia Shrine, where he was active in the Arab Patrol. In his spare time, he enjoyed hunting and fishing.  John also loved traveling and vacationing in the Bahamas. 

John is survived by his loving wife of 43 years, Catherine; son, Brad (Amy) Schuchert; grandchildren, Cody, Rylee, Cade and Tommy; as well as cousins, Steve and Carolyn Caselton, David Banochowski, and Teresa, Margie, Mary and Martin Okenka.

John was preceded in death by his parents, James and Rose Schuchert;  daughter, Megan Christine Schuchert; and his Aunts and Uncles, Agatha and Mel Caselton, Daniel and Mary Banochowski, and Martin and Verlin Okenka.

Family and friends may visit Saturday, June 30th from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at St. Richard’s Catholic Church, 333 Brookside Dr. in Swanton, where a Mass of Resurrection will begin at 11:00 a.m., with Fr. Adam Hertzfeld presiding.  Following a luncheon in the Parish Life Center, graveside services will take place at 2:00 p.m. at Resurrection Cemetery in Toledo. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Special Olympics.

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Service Schedule

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Saturday, June 30, 2018

10:00 - 11:00am (Eastern time)

Weigel Funeral Home ~ Swanton

204 Chestnut St, Swanton, OH 43558

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Mass of Resurrection

Saturday, June 30, 2018

Starts at 11:00am (Eastern time)

St. Richard Catholic Church

333 Brookside Dr, Swanton, OH 43558

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