Alvin John Schuette, 86


Alvin John Schuette, 86, died at 1:50 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 13, 2021, at Community Hospital of Staunton.

A private family service was held on Wednesday, Sept. 15,  at Becker and Son Funeral Home in Mt. Olive. Burial was at  Mt. Olive City Cemetery. Becker and Son Funeral Home of Mt. Olive assisted the family with arrangements.

Mr. Schuette was born on Sept. 5, 1935, to Herman and Meta (Fritzche) Schuette in Litchfield. He attended grade school in Hardinsburg and graduated from Litchfield High School with the class of 1953. Mr. Schuette was a member of the Illinois National Guard as an E7 sergeant from 1958 to 1965. He completed the NCOA, National Noncommissioned Officer Academy Program while serving in the National Guard. He married Evelyn M. Hartke on June 13, 1965, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Litchfield. Mr. Schuette was employed by the Illinois Department of Transportation. He was also a farmer.

Mr. Schuette is survived by his wife; three daughters, Amy (Patrick) Glisson of Louisville, KY, Abby (Duwayne) Wolber and April (Jeff) Wilson, both of Litchfield; eight grandchildren; and one sister, Rosetta Schuette of Springfield.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and one brother, Clifford Schuette.

Memorials are suggested to Trinity Lutheran Church in Litchfield, Hearts United Association in Litchfield or Litchfield Food Pantry. Condolences may be left online at


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