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John L. ‘Jack’ Schuler

Published: Tuesday, June 3, 2014 1:15 a.m. CDT
John L. "Jack" Schuler

DIXON – John Lewis “Jack” Schuler, 84, of Dixon, died Saturday, May 31, 2014, at Heritage Square in Dixon. He owned and operated First Street Coin Wash for 26 years before his retirement in 1985.

Jack was born Nov. 21, 1929, in Dixon, the son of Dement and Eunice Jean (Laing) Schuler. He was a graduate of St. John Northwestern Military Academy in Delafield, Wisconsin. Jack was an aviation engineer in the Army during the Korean War. He was a lifetime member of the Dixon Gyros and American Legion Post 12 in Dixon. He served on the Dixon Public Library Board for 2 years. He was a recreational pilot. Jack greatly enjoyed hunting, fishing, and spending time at the Schuler family cabin on the Rock River.

Survivors include one son, Jonathan Dement Schuler of Dixon; one daughter, Jill (Michael) Rosenau of Bloomington; one brother, Peter (Beverly) Schuler of Grand Detour; and one grandson, Adam Rosenau.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and one sister, Sylvia Nusbaum.

Visitation and funeral services will be private. Burial will be at Oakwood Cemetery in Dixon. Preston-Schilling Funeral Home in Dixon is handling arrangements.

A memorial has been established to Meals on Wheels.

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