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Basil Jude Schetter

Basil Jude Schetter, 59, of Elyria, passed away Wednesday, September 18, 2013, at his residence. Basil was born August 10, 1954, in Tiffin.

Basil was a commercial truck driver. He was a member of Church of the Nazarene in Elyria. He loved antiquing and building his own furniture. He was an outdoorsman who enjoyed fishing.

Survivors include his daughters, Mary Schetter and her fiance, Daniel Holliday of Elyria, and Anna Schetter of Chicago, Illinois; his sisters, Dorothy Pearl Minich, Bernadette Marie Widman, Regina Rose Hall, Martha Irene Schetter, Jr., Goretti Ann Newman and Rachel Louise McNeely; and his fiancee, Sharyn Snare.

Basil was preceded in death by his brothers, Ralph Frederick, William David, Anthony Joseph, Benedict James and Gerard Francis Schetter; and his parents, Ralph and Martha Schetter, (nee Fox).

Friends may call Saturday, September 28, 2013, at the Hempel Funeral Home, 373 Cleveland Ave., Amherst, from 9:30 A.M., until the time of funeral services at 10 A.M. Pastor Dan Sams will officiate. The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to Church of the Nazarene in Elyria.

The Hempel Funeral Home is honored to serve the Schetter family. Additional information and online register book are available at

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