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535 N. 5th St.
Breese, IL 62230
Phone: 618-526-7144
Fax: 618-526-4945

Tom Schulte



Visitation:  Thursday, February 17, 2005         4:00-9:00 PM
                   Friday, February 18, 2005              8:00-11:00 AM
                   Moss Funeral Home, Breese
Services:   Friday, February 18, 2005         11:00 AM
                   Moss Funeral Home, Breese


Tom Schulte, 61, of Breese died Monday, February 14, 2005 at Caring First Nursing Home in Breese 

He was born November 1, 1943 in Breese to the late Nelson Schulte and Charlene (Hockmann) Schulte; his mother survives in Breese

 He married Judy Zeisset on July 20, 1963 at St. Mary Catholic Church in Trenton; she preceded him in death on October 18, 2003

 Also preceded in death by his father and mother-in-law Lawrence and Alice Zeisset, a brother-in-law David “Tater” Ratermann, and a nephew Terry Strake 

Surviving are daughters, Robin (Bob) Fix and Denise (Randy) Pingsterhaus both of Breese

 Also surviving are sons Jeff (fiancé Eileen Carter) Schulte of Mulberry Grove, and Tom (Lisa) Schulte of Breese

 8 Grandchildren- Nicole and Heather Fix, Mackenzie Schulte, Jennifer and Greg Pingsterhaus, Brett, Brooke, and Brianne Schulte

 Also surviving is a sister Karen (Wayne) Ferguson of Troy

 Tom retired from General Motors after 30 years, he was a deputy Sheriff with the Clinton County Sheriff Department for 37 years, spent 29 years with the Breese Police Department until his retirement on May 1, 2004, and was the Chief Security Officer at the Clinton County Courthouse until August 2004.  Tom was also a co-founder and first active member of the City of Breese Ambulance service.

 He was a member of St. John United Church of Christ in Breese, Clinton County Law Enforcement, IL-MO Road Riders, and the United Auto Workers

 Funeral Service will be held Friday, February 18, 2005 at 11 AM at Moss Funeral Home in Breese with Mike Garrison and Rev. W. Dale Starr officiating.  Interment will follow at St. John Cemetery, Breese. 

Visitation will be Thursday, February 17, 2005 from 4-9 PM and again on Friday, February 18, 2005 from 8-11 AM at the Moss Funeral Home in Breese. 

Memorials can be made to the donor’s choice and will be received at the funeral home 




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