Esther H. Schuett
Feb. 9, 1922 — April 28, 2016
Esther H. Schuett, 94, of Watertown, passed away on Thursday, April 28, 2016, at Zinzendorf Assisted Living in Watertown.
Esther Helena Zuleger was born on February 9, 1922, at her family’s home, the daughter of Albert and Ida (nee Klingbell) Zuleger. Esther was baptized and confirmed in German. On June 8, 1940, she married Clarence Schuett at Zion Lutheran Church in Ashippun. He preceded her in death on November 19, 2010. Esther was a lifetime member of Zion Lutheran Church, being the church’s longest living member. In her younger years, she belonged to the choir and ladies aid. Clarence and Esther lived in Ashippun until moving to Watertown in 2005. Esther enjoyed sewing and loved cooking and canning. She especially loved to bake and donated many bakery goods to church functions. Her family especially enjoyed her cookies and coffee cakes.
Esther is survived by one son, Robert (Carole) Schuett; two daughters, Elaine (Dallas) Grosenick and Kathryn (Randy) Moldenhauer; seven grandchildren, Annette (fiancé Matthew Dunbar) Schuett, Daniel (Penny) Schuett, Michael Grosenick, Mark (Dana) Grosenick, Brian (Carrie) Grosenick, Angela Moldenhauer and Jeffrey (friend Courtney) Moldenhauer; as well as two step-grandchildren, Heather Haines and Heidi (Dennis) Westfall. She is further survived by 12 great-grandchildren, seven step-great-grandchildren, other relatives and friends. Esther was the last surviving member of her immediate family.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Albert and Ida; husband, Clarence; granddaughter, Tami Campbell; six brothers, Ernst, Leonard, Karl, Herbert, Edward and Arthur; as well as six sisters, Agnes, Amanda, Betty, Adelhide, Lenora, Gertrude.
The family would like to give a special thank you to the staff at Zinzendorf Assisted Living and Marquardt Hospice for their care and compassion.
Funeral services were held on Tuesday, May 3, at Zion Lutheran Church in Ashippun with the Rev. Robert Thays officiating. Burial took place at the parish cemetery.
Memorials, if desired, may be directed to Zion Lutheran Church or Marquardt Hospice. Hafemeister Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Watertown, 920-2612218, is serving the family. Online condolences may be made at www.hafemeisterfh.com.