Ludgar Schettler 1910-1986
The Breda News, September, 1986
Cyril L. Schettler, 76, of Breda, died Friday, September
19, 1986, at his home in Breda after several years of failing health.
Mass of the Christian Burial was celebrated at 10:30
a. m. Tuesday, September 23, at St. Bernard church in Breda with
the Rev. Thomas Munn as celebrant. A son-in-law, Paul La Liberti
was lector and gift-bearers were Bob and Karen Schettler.
Mr. Schettler is survived by his wife Marion, Breda;
seven sons: Charles Schettler, Dayton, OH; Darrell Schettler, Carroll:
Michael Schettler, Tulsa, OK; William Schettler, Mount Vernon; Robert
Schettler, Breda, David Schettler, Phoenix, AZ; and Bernard Schettler,
Hyattsville, MD; three daughters; Mrs. William (Emily) Galloway,
Blue Springs, MO; Mrs. Paul (Mary) La Leberti, Eau Claire, WI; and
Mrs. Wesley (Cecelia) Ehrecke, Des Moines; 16 grandchildren; four
brothers; Eugene Schettler, Carroll; Leonard Schettler, Carroll;
Hoe Schettler, Harlingen, TX: and Ray Schettler, Breda; five sisters:
Mrs. Herman (Colette) Grote, Breda; Mrs. Ray (Marcella) Gross, Carroll;
sister Karen (Laurine), FSPA, LaCrosse, WI; Sister Lucille, FSPA,
Spokane, WA; and Mrs. Fred (Rita) Larenz, Omaha, NE.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a son Milton
in 1958; three sisters, Cecelia, Leona and Georgia, and a brother,
Mr. Schettler was born at Breda on April 20, 1910,
a son of Bernard and Emma Hoebing Schettler. He grew up in the Breda
area and attended St. Bernard schools. On February 18, 1941, he
was married to Marion Reising at St. Bernard church with the Rev.
Edgar Schleyer officiating.
After their marriage, they made their home in Carnarvon,
where he worked for the Ronald Meyer Popcorn Company.
In 1946, he moved back to the Breda community and
was employed as an artist for Paul Langenfeld. In 1950, he and Delbert
Montgomery formed the Schettler Studios, which they owned and operated
before his retirement in 1983.
He was a member of St. Bernard parish in Breda.
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