Mrs. Schloesser was a member of Corpus Christi Catholic Church, Shiloh, IL. In their retirement, Ethel along with her husband, Stan, were the owners and operators of Schloesser’s Orchard in Wilson, NY, and enjoyed their lake house in the Ozarks.
She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 67 years, Colonel Stanley F. Schloesser, whom she married on January 19, 1952, and who passed on July 22, 2019; one grandson, Arain Woolfolk Schloesser; one daughter-in-law, Laurie Schloesser; and her parents, Charles H. and Alla M., nee Salisbury, Brauer.
Surviving are her four sons, Daniel (Jane) Schloesser of Belleville, IL, Craig (Connie) Schloesser of Anchor Point, AK, Kevin Schloesser of Belleville, IL, and Stanley Jr. (Kay) Schloesser of Glen Carbon, IL; eight grandchildren, Julie, Jessica, Benjamin, Katie, Timothy, Graham, Kyle, and Mason; and five great-grandchildren, Jordan, Annabelle, Lucie, Joshua, and Teagan.
A farm girl who traveled the world, Ethel loved God, her family, her country, and her garden.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Visitation: Friends may visit from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Thursday, May 25, 2023, at Corpus Christi Catholic Church, Shiloh, IL.
Funeral: A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, May 25, 2023, at Corpus Christi Catholic Church, Shiloh, IL, with Rev. Kenneth York officiating.
Burial will be held at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St. Louis, MO.