Date: Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Time: 4:00 to 8:00 PM with Masonic service at 7:00 PM and Rosary service at 7:30 PM and after 9:00 AM on Thursday, March 15, 2018
Russell Colonial Funeral Home in St. Clair, MO
Date: Thursday, March 15, 2018
Time: 11:00 AM
Assumption Parish at 603 Miller Street, New Havin, MO 63068
new Havin City Cemetery, New Havin, MO
Memorials / Donations:
May be made to Shriner's Hospital for Children or Masses
Theodore Henry Schuermann, II, known to all as Ted, of New Haven, MO, formerly St. Clair, MO, departed this life at his home, surrounded by the love of his family, on March 5, 2018, having reached the age of seventy years, ten months and eleven days. Ted was born in Waynesville, MO, on April 22, 1947, son of Theodore Henry Schuermann, I, known to all as Theo, and Margaret Mary Schuermann nee O'Gorman. As a young man he was united in marriage and blessed to have two children. On December 19, 1981, he was united in marriage to Sharon Ann Daniel and she loved his children as her own.
Ted is survived by his wife, Sharon Schuermann of New Haven, MO; by his children, Theodore H. Schuermann, III, known to most as Teddy, and fiancée, Lena, of St. Clair, MO, and Jean Kathryn Delmain, known to all as Kathy, and husband, Dennis, of Villa Ridge, MO; by four grandchildren, Taylor K. Delmain and boyfriend, Chris, of Villa Ridge, Dalton Delmain of Villa Ridge, Hanna Schuermann of Gerald, MO and Airman First Class E3, DOD Firefighter Gavin Schuermann and girlfriend, Amanda, of St. Clair; by aunts, uncles cousins and many friends.
Ted was preceded in death by his father, Theo Schuermann; by his mother, Margaret Schuermann Bowser, and by his step-father, James T. Bowser.
Ted was a Christian and member of Assumption Parish in New Haven, MO and former member of St. Clare Catholic Church in St. Clair, MO. During his working career he was employed at the Creve Coeur Fire Protection District, serving the district for thirty-three years and retiring as Captain. He was a proud member of the International Association of Fire Fighters, Local 2665, serving as shop steward for many years. Ted was also a member of the Professional Fire & Fraud Investigators Association, as well as the International Association of Arson Investigators. He was a member and past Master of Easter Lodge 575 AF & AM of St. Clair, MO, having been initiated on January 25, 1977, passed February 22, 1977 and raised April 9, 1977. He was also a member of the Order of Eastern Star, Chapter 96 of St. Clair, the Scottish Rite of St. Louis, MO and the Moolah Shrine. He was a very active member of the Four Rivers Shrine Club, where "Buffy" was his clown name. Ted enjoyed woodworking, travelling, riding motorcycles and especially loved traveling in his Mercedes Sprinter. What meant most to him was time spent with family and taking care of his wife, Sharon. The love they shared and many precious memories they created will forever be cherished by them all.
A loving and devoted husband, father, father-in-law, grandfather, nephew, cousin and treasured friend, he will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by all who knew and loved him.
Visitation was held on Wednesday, March 14, 2018, at Russell Colonial Funeral Home in St. Clair, MO, with Masonic services at 7:00 PM and rosary services led by Father Paul Telken at 7:30 PM. Funeral mass was held at 11:00 AM Thursday, March 15, 2018, at Assumption Parish in New Haven, MO, with Father John Deken officiating. Interment was in New Haven City Cemetery. Masses or memorials to Shriner's Hospital for Children may be made.