CHAFFEE -- Edward "Eddie" Schetter, 81, died Jan. 3, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital.
Born June 10, 1926, in New Hamburg, son of the late Otto Charles and Mamie Katie Westrich Schetter, he was a self-employed carpenter. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II is Osaka, Japan, where he received the Victory Medal and the Army of Occupation Medal.
He was a member of the St. Ambrose Catholic Church, where he also belonged to the St. Ambrose Men's Club. He was also a lifetime member of the Chaffee VFW Post 3127.
On July 1, 1950, he married Wilhelmina "Willie" Kluesner, who survives of the home.
Other survivors include: a son, Mitchell (Kathy) Schetter of Sikeston; three daughters, Pat (Joe) Alsdorf of Friedheim, Gail (Mike) Buzzotta of Chesterfield and Jill (Eric) Glastetter of Chaffee; three brothers, Ervin "Webb" Scheeter of Benton, Herbert Scheeter of Cape Girardeau and Alvin Scheeter of Danville, Ill.; four sisters, Arabella Stike and Lois Eastwood of Chaffee; Orillia Pobst of Oran and Ada Lee Hasenkamp of Benton; 10 grandchildren, Shaun Alsdorf, Jamie Alsdorf, Melissa Windram, Teresa Buzzotta, Angela Buzzotta, Lisa Buzzotta, Ashley Schetter, Andi Schetter, Abigail Glastetter and Cole Glastetter; and seven great-grandchildren, Cooper Alsdorf, Lexi Alsdorf, Tyler Alsdorf, Camryn Alsdorf, Liam Windram, Maya Windram and Charlie Buzzotta-Cosatt.
Two brothers and three sisters preceded him in death.
Visitation will begin at 4 p.m. Sunday at St. Ambrose Catholic Church in Chaffee, where parish prayers will be said at 7 p.m.
Services will be in the church at 10 a.m. Monday, with the Rev. Ralph Duffner officiating.
Burial, with full military rites provided by the Chaffee VFW, will follow in the church cemetery.
Amick-Burnett Funeral Home in Chaffee is in charge of arrangements.