top banner

Obituary Listings

Dale R. Schutte

October 17, 1948 April 29, 2021
Dale R. Schutte
There are condolences waiting approval on Dale's Tribute wall

Plant a tree in memory of Dale

An environmentally friendly option
Obituary for Dale R. Schutte

Dale R. Schutte, 72, of Chicopee, passed away peacefully on April 29, 2021 with his loving family by his side. Born in Corning, CA, son of the late Leroy and Nola (Hunnel) Schutte, he was a United States Navy Veteran proudly serving on an aircraft carrier during the Vietnam War. Dale was a longtime Chicopee resident and worked for many years as a firefighter for Westover AFB from where he retired in 1999. Upon retirement, he enjoyed working at Uncle Bob’s General Store and volunteering as a poll worker in Ludlow during the elections. In his spare time, he loved woodworking, wittling, leather work, and was co-owner of Patti’s Antiques and Treasures in Indian Orchard and famous Antiques in Brimfield alongside his wife Patti. Dale was the beloved husband of the late Patricia “Patti” (Militello) Schutte, who predeceased him in 2011; a loving father to Richard “Rich” Schutte, Kim Collins and husband Mike, and the late Billy Schutte; a dear brother to Billy Schutte and Lois, Nyla Shutte-Goody and Mike, Betty Schutte-Walters and Alvin, Mary Alice Schutte-Myers and Frank, and Watler Lamar and Tara; a cherished grandfather to Aidan and Maddock Collins, Kylie and McKayla Schutte, as well as Sara and Joe Graham, whom he and Patti raised as their own; and also leaves many loving extended family members and dear friends. Walk Thru visitation for Dale will be held on Tuesday, May 4th from 10:30-11:30am in Ludlow Funeral Home followed by procession to Island Pond Cemetery for committal services at 12:00pm. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Dakin Humane Society (dakinhumane.org) , Ludlow Fire Dept. Social Club PO Box 382 Ludlow, Ma. 01056 or Federal Firefighters Benevolent Association, 100 Jenkins Street, Chicopee, MA 01022.

To plant a tree in memory of Dale R. Schutte, visit the Tribute Store.

Previous Events

Visitation

Tuesday

4

May

10:30 AM 5/4/2021 10:30:00 AM - 11:30 AM 5/4/2021 11:30:00 AM
Ludlow Funeral Home

432 East St.
Ludlow, MA 01056

Ludlow Funeral Home
432 East St. Ludlow 01056 MA
United States

Graveside

Tuesday

4

May

12:00 PM 5/4/2021 12:00:00 PM
Island Pond Cemetery

499 Center Street
Ludlow, Ma 01056

Island Pond Cemetery
499 Center Street Ludlow 01056 Ma
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Island Pond Cemetery Final Resting Place

499 Center Street
Ludlow, Ma 01056

499 Center Street Ludlow 01056 Ma
United States
Albums

Create new album
 
Subscribe To Obituaries


alt

We appreciate your support
In accordance with the wishes of the family, this
message has been declined.
Loading...