He was born on May 6, 1941, in Smithton Township, Freeburg, IL, and was the son of the late Leo M. and Anna, nee Lunk, Schubert.
He was a 1959 graduate of Freeburg Community High School. He retired in 1991 as a deck hand in the trucking industry in St. Louis, MO, where he had been employed for 20 years. He served in the Army Reserves for six years, was a charter member of the Freeburg Sportsman Club, charter member of Okaw Hunting and Fishing Club, and a member of the Teamsters Local #600 of St. Louis, MO.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Leopold and Anna Lunk; paternal grandparents, Joseph and Rosalie Schubert; his sister and brother-in-law, Rose Ann, nee Schubert, and Stanley Lukasezck; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
Surviving are two sisters and brothers-in-law, Doris, nee Schubert, and Merle Wadsworth of Bunker Hill, IL, and Joyce, nee Schubert, and Wayne Keyser of Elkhart, IN. Also surviving are three nephews and two nieces and their spouses; several great nieces and great nephews; one aunt, Elizabeth Lunk of Freeburg, IL; and numerous cousins.
Condolences may be expressed online at www.rennerfh.com.
Per Melvin’s request, there will be no visitation and burial will be private at the Elmwood Cemetery in Freeburg, IL.