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Peter Scheett

Aug 22, 2014


Funeral mass was held Monday, Aug. 11, 2014, at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in El Dorado, Ark., for Peter Joseph Scheett, 79, El Dorado, who died Tuesday, Aug. 5 at home.

Burial, with military honors, was in Harper Springs Cemetery in Huttig, Ark.

Peter was born May 22, 1935 in Edmore, a son of Edmond & Rosella (Sanders) Scheett. From 1954-56 he served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. For more than 19 years he worked in accounting and bookkeeping for BF Goodrich, later becoming a store manager. He then worked for Hillard Drilling for eight years, and Americable for five years.

He was a member of the Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in El Dorado.

He is survived by his wife, Floyce, El Dorado, Ark.; two grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; brothers, Francis, Newport News, Va.; Ed, Waterford, Mich.; Gabe, West Fargo; Tony, Grand Forks; sisters, Christina Schmidt, Plentywood, Mont.; Anna Zahradka, West Fargo; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; grandson, Marcus Justin Lum; brothers, Conrad and Simon; sister, Barbara Wilhelmi.

Fr. Edward D’Almeida officiated.

Arrangements by Bailey Funeral Home of El Dorado, Ark.

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