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René D. Schnautz

March 15, 1924 - August 15, 2014
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René D. Schnautz, 90, of Evansville, passed away Friday, August 15, 2014, at Cypress Grove Rehabilitation Center. He was born March 15, 1924, in Evansville, Indiana. René was a mechanical engineer employed at Industrial Contractors and retired from Three I Engineering and Design. He was a 50-year member of Reed Masonic Lodge and Evansville Scottish Rite, and was also a member of the American Legion. He was a member of St. Anthony Catholic Church, The Pit Bar Bell Club, and the Friday Night Dance Club, Coterie. He was a WWII Veteran serving in the 1st Marine Division, 1st Battalion, and 5th Marines C-Company. René...
René D. Schnautz, 90, of Evansville, passed away Friday, August 15, 2014, at Cypress Grove Rehabilitation Center. He was born March 15, 1924, in Evansville, Indiana.

René was a mechanical engineer employed at Industrial Contractors and retired from Three I Engineering and Design. He was a 50-year member of Reed Masonic Lodge and Evansville Scottish Rite, and was also a member of the American Legion. He was a member of St. Anthony Catholic Church, The Pit Bar Bell Club, and the Friday Night Dance Club, Coterie.

He was a WWII Veteran serving in the 1st Marine Division, 1st Battalion, and 5th Marines C-Company.

René loved to travel and has visited every state in the US and 22 countries, Egypt being his favorite. Photography and woodworking were where his talents shined. Earlier in life, he took many photos of numerous Evansville families. He was a booster of his alma mater "Evansville College." He enjoyed spending time with his "Breakfast Group." He was so blessed with many friends.

René is survived by his wife of 25 years, Jacqueline Weber Kirkwood Schnautz; sons, Richard Schnautz (Tammy) and Curtis Kirkwood (Leslie); daughters, Joannie Walz (David), Lisa McGaha (Tom), Tari Langford, and Pam Jenkins (Mark); sister, Carole Burdette (Richard) of Columbus OH; ten grandchildren; three great grandchildren; nieces, Denise Reffitt and Nancy Clements both of Columbus OH.

A Funeral Mass will be held 10:00 AM Monday, August 18, 2014, at St. Anthony Catholic Church, 704 N. 1st Avenue, officiated by Fr. Ted Tempel and Fr. John Davidson, with burial in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery with graveside military services. Friends may visit Sunday from 3:00 to 6:00 PM at Alexander East Chapel and Monday from 9:00 AM until service time at the church.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Anthony Catholic Church. Condolences may be made online at www.AlexanderEastChapel.com.

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"We are so sorry for your loss. He was a dear friend of our family for 60+ years. We will miss him deeply. Rene' and Daniel Williams were life long friends,..." Jerry & Charlie Williams (Evansville, IN)

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