Obituary published Aug. 27, 2014 in The Mexico Ledger

Arthur William Schuchardt, 97, of Mexico died Monday August 25, 2014 at the Missouri Veterans’ Home in Mexico.
Funeral services will be held 10:00 AM Saturday at Arnold Funeral Home.
Visitation will be held from 4:00-6:00 PM Friday at the funeral home.
Arthur was born on February 25, 1917 in Fenton, the son of Robert and Emma (Sandman) Schuchardt.  He first married Maxine Heathman in 1937.  On July 1, 1978 he married Irma Owens in Auxvasse who preceded him in death in 2011.
Arthur served his country in the United States Coast Guard in 1945.
Mr. Schuchardt is survived by a daughter, Carolyn Weigel (Bob) of Tuscon, AZ, sons, Gerald Schuchardt (Irma) of Tuscon, AZ, Warren Schuchardt of Myrtle Beach, SC, step-son, Donald Bonney (Donna) of Fulton; stepdaughter, Nancy Loyd of Mexico; 12 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; several great-great-grandchildren.
In addition to his wife, Arthur was preceded in death by his parents, a brother, two sisters and a son-in-law.
Arthur enjoyed gardening, fishing, and going to church.  He was a member of Love Street Christian Church at the time of its closing.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Shiloh Children’s Christian Ranch in care of Arnold Funeral Home 425 S. Jefferson Mexico, MO 65265.
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