Maybelle R. Schuett, 88, Kokomo, went home to be with the Lord at 2:26 p.m. Sunday, March 19, 2017, at Community Howard Regional Health, Kokomo. She was born April 8, 1928, in Cass County to Loren E. and Mabel (Whitesides) Runk. She married Robert R. Schuett on June 26, 1971, at Winona Lake, Indiana.
She was an English teacher, retiring in 1994. She taught at Maxwell and Atwood High Schools and also taught in Warsaw, Indiana, in junior high. Maybelle earned her M.A. degree at Ball State University in 1970. She attended Bennetts Switch United Methodist Church, and after retiring, joined the quilting group at Anoka United Methodist Church. She also enjoyed classical music.
Maybelle is survived by special nieces and nephews, Vernon (Dixie) Keller, Bennetts Switch; Kassandra Jaramillo, California; Wallace Lee (Terry) Wright, Ridgecrest, California; Patricia Ann (Jerome) Kasper, Milwaukee, Wisconsin; and numerous great- and great-great-nieces and nephews.
She was preceded by her husband, Robert Schuett; brothers, Miles Frederick, Wayne Everett, Paul Virgil, Stanley Robert, Loren Everett Jr. and Homer Meryl Runk; and sisters, Sara Frances and Dawn Caroline Runk.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Friday, March 24, at Murray Weaver Funeral Home, Galveston, with the Rev. Norm Snyder officiating. Burial will follow at Galveston Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until time of services at 2 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Murray Weaver Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements. www.murrayweaverfuneralhome.com.
Published on March 21, 2017