James P. Schueth
1935 — 2014
James P. Schueth, 79, formerly of Palatine, IL, passed away, Friday, November 7, 2014 at the Norfolk Veterans Home in Norfolk.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, November 12, 2014 (today) at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Elgin with Rev. Ross Burkhalter officiating. Interment will be Wednesday afternoon at St. Patrick’s Cemetery, rural Clearwater, with military rites by American Legion Post 229 and VFW Post 5816 of Elgin.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.huffmanlevander.com.
James Paul Schueth, son of Henry and Elizabeth (Thiele) Schueth, was born October 28, 1935 at Superior, NE.
He moved with his family to Elgin in 1940 and graduated from St. Boniface School in Elgin in 1953.
He entered the U.S. Army Sept. 3, 1953 and was honorably discharged in August of 1956. He attended the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, where he received a degree in Economics and Business Organization.
He worked for Multigraphics in Lincoln, NE, San Jose, CA, Cleveland, OH, Anaheim, CA, and Chicago, IL, where he lived until he retired do to ill health.
Many years of business travel allowed him to see most of the USA and a few foreign countries. Jim was an avid golfer and played on over 120 courses in 14 states, Mexico and the Bahamas.
He returned to the Elgin area in 2009.
At the time of his death, he resided at the Veterans Home in Norfolk.
Jim is survived by a brother: Henry and wife Rosie of Elgin, NE; a sister: Martha Coliannia of Denver, CO; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, three sisters: Agnes Latin and husband Bill; Delora Thomas and husband Martin; Margaret McManaman and husband Jack; one brother: Brother Florian (Charles) Schueth SDS, and brother-in-law Phil Coliannia.
James P. Schueth