Funeral Services for Clayton Henry Schuett were held Friday, June 30, 2023, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in
Milford. Clergy was Father Brian Hughes. Interment at Calvary Cemetery – Milford, Iowa
Clayton Henry Schuett, the son of Leo H. and Eva (Bell) Schuett, was born, raised and attended grade school in Lincoln Township O’Brien County, Iowa. Clayton graduated from Hartley High School in 1949.
Clayton was employed at Fairmont Foods Company in Hartley until being drafted into the Army in February 1952, serving one year in Korea. Following his Honorable Discharge, he married Billie Kriens on November 28, 1953. Following their marriage, Clayton worked at the John Deere Implement in Hartley for 12 years before moving to Cherokee where he was employed with Wilson Foods for 25 years. Clayton and Billie then moved to the lakes area where he worked part time at Village West for the next 20 years.
In his spare time, Clayton enjoyed his boats and travel trailers. He and Billie enjoyed spending winters in Palm Springs, Myrtle Beach and a trip to Europe. Most of all, Clayton loved spending time with his family and friends. He was a member of St Joseph Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus and the American Legion.
Clayton passed away on June 24, 2023, at the Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls, SD at the age of 92. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Billie; two brothers: Darwin Schuett and Merle Schuett; one sister, Margaret Grimberg; brothers-in-law: Paul Galm, Eddie Hilbert, Darrell Hennings and Ronald Lee Kriens; two sisters-in-law, Elsie Schuett and Colleen Hennings; 7 nieces and nephews.
Left to cherish his memory are his 4 children: Ramona (John) Nitz of Cherokee, IA; Michael (Patti) Schuett of Ft. Mill, SC; Mark Schuett of Sioux Falls, SD; and Tom (Becky) Schuett of Adel, IA; 11 grandchildren: Bob Nitz, Eric (Tyler) Nitz, James (Kara) Nitz, Jonathan (Alyssa) Schuett, Ethan Schuett, Jesse Schuett, Nicole (Sam) Schuett Jennett, Kyle Schuett, Mikayla Schuett, Daniel Schuett and Natalie Schuett; 7 great-grandchildren; one sister, Shirley Gibbs of Omaha, NE; one brother, John (Becky) Schuett of Milford, IA; brothers and sisters-in-law: Linda Schuett of Sheldon, IA; Delores (Ray) Ransom of Milford, IA; Peggy (Tom) Muhlbauer of Milford, IA; Merlyn (Norma) Kriens of Royal, IA; Ken (Harry) Kriens of Pensacola, FL; and Murl Grimberg of Paulina, IA; many nieces and nephews; other relatives and friends.
Clayton’s family would like to invite everyone following the graveside service for a special treat-Clayton’s favorite! Arrangements by Warner Funeral Home – Spencer, Iowa. www.warnerfuneralhome.com.