Melvin Schubert

Melvin Schubert
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Melvin R. Schubert, age 74, formerly of Freeburg, IL, died on Saturday, August 8, 2015, at 8:45 P.M. at the Lebanon Care Center, Lebanon, IL, where he had resided for about a year.  He had been in failing health for several years.

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.

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Per Melvin’s request, there will be no visitation and burial will be private at the Elmwood Cemetery in Freeburg, IL.


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