Kevin Don Schutz, 67, Warsaw, died at 7:27 a.m., Dec. 27, 2016 at Parkview Hospital Randallia in Fort Wayne.
He was born May 25, 1949 in Fort Wayne to Donald and Delta (Doran) Schutz.
Kevin was a 1968 graduate of Manchester High School, and earned his Associate’s Degree from Sam’s Technical Institute in Fort Wayne. He married Teresa Ray on Dec. 31, 1977, at the First Christian Church in Salem. He was a member of Congregational Christian Church in North Manchester. Kevin was a member of the Masonic Lodge and Eastern Star, both in Salem, and was a longtime member of the Manchester Jaycees. He never met a stranger, and enjoyed watching television game shows. In his younger years he enjoyed racing and working on slot cars.
He is survived by his wife, Teresa Schutz of Warsaw; two sons, who he adopted at birth, Christopher Schutz of Peru; and Matthew Schutz of Ligonier; brother, Mitch (Margie) Schutz of North Manchester; and sister, Sandy Jones of Bloomington. He was preceded in death by his parents, and his foster son, Billy Rader, who died January of 1993.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m., Friday, Dec. 30, 2016 at Grandstaff-Hentgen Bender Chapel, 207 W. Main St., North Manchester, with Pastor J.P. Freeman and Mark Ray officiating. Burial will be in Oaklawn Cemetery, North Manchester. Friends may call 2-8 p.m., Thursday, at the funeral home.
Preferred memorials are Shriner’s Hospital for Children or the American Lupus Foundation.