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Marie E. Schuster

Posted on Jan. 8, 2013 at 12:00 a.m.

Feb. 26, 1917 - Dec. 26, 2012

ELKHART— Marie E. Schuster, 95, of Elkhart, passed away Wednesday Dec. 26, 2012, at Eastlake Nursing and Rehabilitation, Elkhart.

She was born Feb. 26, 1917, in Elkhart, to William and Martha (Holcomb) Bruckert.

She married William D. Schuster July 13, 1940, in Elkhart. He preceded her in death May 16, 1995.

Surviving are a daughter, Mary Krause of Elkhart; a son, William J. Schuster of Ensenada, Mexico; and two grandchildren, Pilar Citali Schuster and Daniel William Schuster.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Howard Bruckert.

Marie graduated from Elkhart High School and worked at Boris Smoler Dress Factory before World War II. During the war, she worked at C.G. Conn Co. She loved reading, crossword puzzles, watching mysteries on TV and being outdoors.

Marie will be buried in Rice Cemetery next to her husband.

There will be a memorial service at a later date.

Memorials may be given to Second Chance Small Dog Rescue.

Stemm-Lawson-Peterson Funeral Home, Elkhart, is entrusted with arrangements.

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