Thomas Daniel Schutz, Sr. of Mineral Point was born on July 16,1948, a son to the late Ernest and Geraldine (Christopher) Schutz. On June 28, 1969 Thomas was united in marriage to Diana F. Mosier and they shared fifty years together. Thomas entered eternal rest on Monday, February 17, 2020 having reached seventy-one years of age.
In addition to his parents, Thomas is preceded in death by his mother-in-law, Wilma Mosier and nephew, Brian Vandergriff.
Thomas is survived by his beloved wife, Diana Schutz; three children, Thomas D. (Kristi) Schutz, Jr., Travis (Angie) Schutz, and Misty (Kevin) Marler; three siblings, Sue (LeRoy) LaChance, James Schutz and Debra Cawley; nine grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; father-in-law, Lester Mosier; in-laws, Roger (Rhonda) Vandergriff, Donald (Kathy) Mosier, and Mickey (Lou) Mosier; also surviving are many dear nieces and nephews.
Visitation was held on Thursday, February 20th at DeClue Funeral Home from 11 A.M. until 2 P.M. Funeral services for Thomas began at 2 P.M. on Thursday, held in the DeClue Memorial Chapel officiated by Elder Leonard Compton. Honoring Thomas by serving as his pallbearers were Travis Schutz, Tom Schutz, Jr., Payton Schutz, Gavin Tuning, Brad Schutz and Mac Schutz.
Interment and final prayers were held at Mosier Family Cemetery, Mineral Point, following the service. Thomas received full military honors presented by the United States Army and VFW Post 6947.
All funeral arrangements have been cared for by DeClue Funeral Home.