Sue Schuette

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Sue P. Schuette, nee Bozsa, 92, of Smithton, IL, formerly of Belleville, IL, born July 24, 1927, in East St. Louis, IL, died Thursday, October 17, 2019, at Oak Hill Nursing Home, Waterloo, IL.

Mrs. Schuette was a loving mother, an attentive homemaker, and a strong woman.  At the age of 53, following the death of her husband, she went back to school, acquired a real estate license, and went to work to successfully support her family.  She enjoyed gardening, traveling, celebrating birthdays and get-togethers with her sisters, and spending time with her grandchildren. Sue was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Smithton, IL.

Sue was preceded in death by her husband of 32 years, Francis J. “Pete” Schuette, whom she married May 12, 1948, and who died on August 5, 1980; her parents, Charles and Anna, nee Kisaszondy, Bozsa; 11 siblings, Elizabeth (Garvin) Bruce, Mary (Frank) Eberling, Ann (Steve) Kiszely, Charles (Ethel) Bozsa, Wilma (Vincent) Dinga, John (Elaine) Bozsa, Mike (Ruth) Bozsa, Kay Beelman, Rose (Paul) Heimrich, Andy Bozsa, and Albert Bozsa, in infancy; and Schuette family brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law.

Surviving are four children, Geri (Mark) Diaz of Waterloo, IL, Ann (Mike) Bergmann of Freeburg, IL, Kathy (Mike) Frosch of Hawthorn Woods, IL, and Brad (Lorrie) Schuette of Smithton, IL;
five grandchildren, Lauren Diaz (Steve Speth), Brad (Roey Moran) Diaz, Kerry (Billy) Menn, Nick Bergmann, and Sarah Frosch;
two great-grandchildren, Ava and Olivia Diaz;
a brother-in-law, Frank Beelman; a sister-in-law, Clara Bozsa;
and many beloved nieces & nephews.

The family wishes to extend a sincere thank you to Hospice of Southern Illinois and to the wonderful staff at Oak Hill for the tender loving care given to our mom.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or in the form of Mass offerings. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

Visitation: Friends may visit from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday, October 20, 2019, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.

Funeral:  Funeral procession will leave at 9:45 a.m. Monday, October 21, 2019 from George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL, for a 10 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Peter’s Cathedral, Belleville, IL, with Msgr. John Myler officiating.

Burial will be at Green Mount Catholic Cemetery, Belleville, IL.


4 Comments on Sue Schuette

Jim Pauley said : Guest Report Oct 22, 2019 at 4:42 PM

Our deepest sympathy. Love from Jim & Jane Pauley and family

  • Mascoutah
  • IL
Vicki RohdeThinkig said : Guest Report Oct 21, 2019 at 12:12 AM

Sorry to hear about your mom. I truly miss all the stories, that the sisters would talk about their times growing up! So sorry I could not make it. Keeping you all in my thoughts and prayers! Vicki & Larry (Lickenbrock) Rohde

  • Mascoutah
  • Ill.
Carol Londhorst said : Guest Report Oct 20, 2019 at 1:55 AM

So sorry to read of Sues death. My prayers go out to her family. We were friends when both of our husbands were alive

  • Collinsville
  • IL
Marcie Frew said : Guest Report Oct 19, 2019 at 8:17 PM

We are so sorry for your loss. Keeping you family in our thoughts and prayers

  • Swansea
  • IL

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