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Gertrude J. Schutz

CROWN POINT, IN - Gertrude J. Schutz, age 96, of Crown Point, passed away Monday, July 9, 2018. She is survived by her children: Ronald (Pauline) Schutz, Mark (late Nancy) Schutz, Virginia Johnson, Ed (Laura) Schutz, Barbara (David) Werner, Marian (Tony) Harrison; 22 grandchildren; 35 great grandchildren; one great great grandchild; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband Hubert and daughter Christine.

Funeral services will begin with prayers on Saturday, July 14, 2018 at 9:30 a.m. at the FAGEN- MILLER FUNERAL HOME, 8580 Wicker Avenue in St. John with a funeral mass to follow at St. John the Evangelist Church at 10:00 a.m. Burial St. John Church Cemetery. Friends may meet with the family on Friday at the funeral home from 3:00-8:00 p.m.

Gertrude was St. John's first librarian in the days of the Book-Mobile. She worked for the Lake County Library System for 27 years, retiring in 1987. In her retirement she enjoyed traveling, knitting, reading, and playing computer games.

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