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Steven Mark Schutte

Steven M. Schutte, age 70, of Alto went to be with his Lord on January 27, 2022. He was preceded in death by his parents, Derry and Virginia; and sister, Brenda Schutte. He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Sandy; children, Steven, Mark, Tim (Kristen); brothers, Darrel (Peggy) Schutte, Rudy Schutte; sisters, Louise Desotel, Susan (Wes) Daniels, Marilyn Schutte; grandchildren, Alex, Camden, and Hadley “Shiney”; brother-in-law, Mike Dominick; and sisters-in-law, Bev Skinner, Cindy Dominick.  Steven graduated with the class of ’71 from Caledonia High School. We are saddened to see Steven taken away from us so soon, but his Lord and Savior wanted him home. A man that poured his whole soul into the calling of being a farmer, husband, father, grandfather, son, and brother. Known for his kindness, generosity, humor, and above all else, his work ethic. Though many struggles over the years, he was able to raise a beautiful family and create a successful business. If you had the privilege of meeting Steven, you fell in love with his personality and would become lifelong friends. He would tell you about his cows, his kids, and especially his grandkids. Steven would give anyone the shirt off his back if he thought he knew it would help. He will be dearly missed by many. Visitation will be held 2-4 PM and 6-8 PM, Sunday, January 30, 2022, at Apostolic Fellowship Center, 7700 Wingeier Rd, Alto, MI 49302. Services will be held 11 AM Monday, January 31, 2022, Apostolic Christian Church, 7157 Wingeier Rd, Alto, MI 49302 with visitation one hour prior. Pastor Ted Steffan and Pastor Howard Plattner officiating. Memorial contributions may be mad to Apostolic Christian Home for the Handicapped, 2125 Veterans Rd., Morton, IL 61550 or Apostolic Christian Harvest Call, PO Box 3797, West Lafayette, IN 47996.


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  1. Dear Sis. Sandy and family- So sorry to hear of Steven’s illness and passing. I know you loved him deeply and remember how you told us on work team at Katrina how you met. You both were a wonderful support for my home church of Oakville. Thankful to hear of his peaceful passing. With love and prayers from Congerville. Beth and Kent Steffen

  2. In Loving Memory of Steven Schutte,

    May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. Lifting you all up in prayer in the days ahead. Many fond memories growing up! 🙂 Love in Christ,

    Jake & Meika Gerst, & family

  3. Sandy & family,
    Our prayers our with you, so glad I had the privilege to meet Steve because of the flood. You blessed us in so many ways and we are praying for you now. It’s so hard to say Good-bye so suddenly!

  4. You have my love & sympathy Sandymany memories of 2008 at Oakville church. May God be your comforter in days ahead.

  5. Sandy, we are so sorry about Steve’s death – We deeply sympathize with you. We didn’t know him, but it sounds like he was a wonderful man. We have memories of being on work teams with you – maybe you don’t remember us. We send our love.

  6. Dear Schutte family,
    Our sympathy and love goes out to you in the passing of Steve. We have many precious memories of time spent with your family and the love shown to us by Steve and your family. May God comfort each of you with His arms of love and precious memories.

  7. Sandy, my sincere condolences to you and your family. May God be an ever-present comforter to you.

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