Peoria Journal Star, The (IL) - February 5, 2009
Deceased Name: Eugene Schuller
PEORIA - Eugene L. Schuller, 87, of Peoria passed away at
2:20 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2009, at his home.
He was born Aug. 18, 1921, in Bartonville to George Sr. and Ola (Claudin) Schuller. He married Ramona D. Jennings on Nov. 24, 1950, in Bartonville. She survives.
Also surviving are two daughters, Janna Carroll of Syracuse, N.Y., and Jill Schuller of Springfield, Ill.; and three grandchildren, Alex, Maura and Olivia.
He was preceded in death by his parents and four brothers.
Eugene was a World War II Navy veteran.
He joined Caterpillar in 1940 as a machinist apprentice at the East Peoria plant. In 1960, he was among the original group assigned to the Grenoble, France, plant as a manager. He returned to Peoria in 1965 and later transferred to the Mossville Industrial Division, where he retired in July of 1982.
He was a member of Caterpillar Retirees Club and Salem Lutheran Church.
There will be no visitation or services. Cremation will be accorded. Private services will be at Swan Lake Memory Gardens Mausoleum at a later date. Woolsey-Wilton Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Memorials may be made to Salem Lutheran Church.
Online tributes and condolences may be made at www.mem.com.
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