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September 15, 1926 - October 28, 2020
Burial Date November 14, 2020
The memorial service scheduled for Saturday, November 14th has been postponed. The service will be rescheduled for a later date to be determined.
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Rachel Ann Schutz, 94, passed away October 28, 2020 at her residence. Rachel was born September 15, 1926 in Berne, Indiana to the late Menno and Leota (Sprunger) Eicher. On August 5, 1950 she married Oliver Schutz who preceded her in death on April 6, 2011.
Rachel was a homemaker and also worked as a custodian at Grace Mennonite Church in Pandora for many years. She was a member of Grace Mennonite Church in Pandora where she served as a deaconess and various other positions. Rachel was a great wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, sister-in-law, aunt, loyal friend and neighbor. She was an excellent cook, seamstress and great farm wife.
Survivors include four children, David (Gaylene) Schutz of Dunkirk, Jonathan (Teresa) Schutz of Columbus Grove, Mary (Mark) Krohn of Lima, Mark (Sue) Schutz of Pandora; eight grandchildren, Amanda (Rasheem) Toney Schutz, Isaac (Abigail) Schutz, Levi (Bethany) Schutz, Miranda Schutz, Luke Krohn, Rachel Krohn, Justin (Megan) Schutz, Nathan Schutz; five great-grandchildren, Caiden, Gabriella, Gracelynn, Georgia and Zachary Schutz; two great-grandchildren on the way; and three sisters, Lena Nagel of Berne, Indiana, Nancy (Don) Graber of Berne, Indiana and Amy (Robert) Wechter of Ligoneer, Indiana.
Rachel was preceded in death by a grandson, Zachary Christian Schutz and a brother, John P. Eicher.
A Memorial Service will be held at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be made to Ohio Right to Life Society, Putnam County Home Health & Hospice or to the charity of the donor’s choice.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to Birdie, Crista, Alaina, Hannah and Mom’s friends and neighbors for their special care for Mom.