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Posted: 1358438946000
Classification: Obituary
Surnames: Schlitz, Dressler, Traylor, Van Hooser, Dunning, Fagin, Hodge, Russell, Wade, O’Connell
Times Leader
Princeton, Ky.
Jan 2, 2013

Bob Schiltz, 90, of Caldwell County, died Monday, Dec. 31, 2012, at 12:25 a.m., at West Kentucky Veteran’s Center in Hanson, following a long illness.

Born July 17, 1922, in Chicago, Ill., a son of the late Nicholas and Barbara Droessler Schiltz, he was a World War II Navy veteran, retiree of Argonne National Laboratories and member of St. Paul’s Catholic Church.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Betty Schiltz; a son, Rick Schiltz; two brothers, James Schiltz and William Schiltz; and a sister, Mary Louise Schiltz.

Survivors include his wife, Barbara Traylor Van Hooser-Schiltz; two sons, Jeff Schiltz of Mt. Vernon, Wash., and Ron Schiltz of Chicago, Ill.; a granddaughter, Danielle Schiltz; three stepsons, Phillip Van Hooser of Caldwell County, Mark VanHooser of Princeton and Dan VanHooser of Puryear, Tenn.; a stepdaughter, Ellen Dunning of Caldwell County; eight step-grandchildren, Grant Dunning, Laura Fagin, Abby Hodge, Lauren Russell, Katie Van Hooser, Joe Van Hooser, Sarah Wade and Sophie Van Hooser; four stepgreat-grandchildren, Graham Hodge, Grayson Hodge, Hunter Hodge and Willow Van Hooser; a brother, Richard Schiltz of Carmichael, Calif.; two sisters, Rita Schiltz of Adrian, Mich., and Dorothy O’Connell of Dayton, Wash.; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, Jan. 3, at 10 a.m. at St. Paul’s Catholic Church.

Burial will follow in Morse Cemetery in Caldwell County. (Farmersville, Ky.)

Visitation will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Morgan’s Funeral Home in Princeton.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the American Diabetes Association, Saint Louis, Mo. Office, 425 South Woods Mill Rd., Town & Country, Mo. 63017.

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