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Ella B. Schutt

Ella B. Schutt

Ella Mae “Suzi” Berry Schutt, passed away on Wednesday morning, December 14, 2016 at her home on Amelia Island, Florida. She was born in Owen County, Indiana on December 5, 1934. She is preceded in death by her husband Paul Schutt, son Charles Paul, parents Eva Mae (Shull) and Lewis T. Berry, and brother, Charles Victor Berry. Survived by sons, Stephen (Susie), Kevin (Linda), Kerry (Lessa), Roosevelt Rogers (Linda), daughter Andrea Grindstaff (Brian), seven grandchildren, two great-grandsons, and two nieces.
She graduated from Brazil High School, Brazil, Indiana and Michael Reese Nursing School, Chicago, IL, where she met her future husband Paul. They were married in Douglas, Arizona in 1956. She worked as a nurse in many hospitals in several states and taught in one nursing program while living in many places, moving with her husband and his career in the nuclear science industry, the longest, 30 years, being Atlanta, GA. They discovered Amelia Island in the 70’s and became permanent residents when Paul retired.
She was a member of St. Michaels Catholic Church. She was active in support of her community no matter where it might be. Her interests were family, reading, cooking, gardening, and bridge.
The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 am on Tuesday, December 20, 2016 at St. Michael Catholic Church of Fernandina Beach with the Reverend Father Jose Kallukalam, Celebrant.
Mrs. Schutt will be laid to rest beside her husband in Bosque Bello Cemetery.
Her family will receive friends on Monday from 5:00 – 7:00 pm at Oxley Heard.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made in her name to the Lewis & Eva Berry Endowment Fund. Wabash Valley Community Foundation, 200 S. 8th Street, Terre Haute, IN 47803.

13 Condolences

  • Patty Fulton Posted December 16, 2016 2:44 pm

    I enjoyed knowing Suzi during the times she was living in a nearby condo in Johnson City, TN. She was a remarkable lady, and I send thoughts and prayers to her family.

  • Bill & Annette Reynolds Posted December 16, 2016 4:45 pm

    We were sorry to read of your loss, you have our deepest sympathies.

  • George and Cheryl Grindstaff Posted December 16, 2016 5:40 pm

    sorry for the loss of Suzi and pray that God will be with you during this time, You are in our prays

  • Bob McFadden Posted December 16, 2016 8:58 pm

    Kerry, Steve, & Kevin. Sorry to see of the loss of your mother. Prayers are with you

  • uncle darrell Posted December 17, 2016 8:55 am

    andrea and brain sorry for you lost will keep you all in our prayers. love you all.

  • Ardith O’Day Posted December 17, 2016 1:41 pm

    To the Wonderful Schutt Family,

    Please know we are thinking of you all with love and prayers. Suzi will be so missed; she was an amazingly wonderful caring soul.

    Sincerely and with deep Sympathy,
    Ardith O’Day, Mark O’Day, and the entire extended John L. O’Day Family

  • Carolyn Thomas Posted December 18, 2016 3:32 pm

    Ella Mae and I were classmates and friends in high school many years ago and I am so sorry to hear of her passing.

  • Eduardo & Ana Maria Alvarado Posted December 19, 2016 12:10 pm

    We are very sorry for the irreparable loss of your loved one, We will keep her family in our prayers, May God give you the strength for your heart in this sad situation.

  • Steve Hocker and Debbie Posted December 19, 2016 3:10 pm

    Roosevelt – Debbie and I have you and your family in our prayers. Thinking of you at this time. May the happiness you’ve had with her in your life be your strength going forward.

  • Bob Ticer Posted December 19, 2016 7:57 pm

    Roosevelt-My condolences to you and yours for the loss of Ms. Ella. I’ll keep you all in my prayers.

  • Chuck Gensler Posted December 22, 2016 6:40 pm

    Roosevelt-April and I have you in our prayers and are so sad to hear about your Moms passing. Turn to the Lord for strength as you deal with the losses in your family.

  • K. Banks Posted December 26, 2016 5:48 pm

    Please accept my sincere condolences for thr loss of Ms. Schutt. May Jehovah God help you to bear the burden of your grief at this difficult time. Psalm 55:22

  • Poland Resident Posted December 29, 2016 4:12 pm

    Very sorry for your loss. I want you to know that I put flowers on the graves of her parents, Lewis and Eva Berry as I know the family does not live near Poland.

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