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Eugene L. ‘Geno’ Schuler

Eugene L. ‘Geno’ Schuler, 68, Harvard, died Saturday, March 29, 2014, at Centegra Hospital-McHenry.

He was born Sept. 27, 1945, to Frank M. and Marie E. (Papenbrok) Schuler Jr. in Elmhurst.

He worked for the U.S. Postal Service for many years, and most recently, he worked for the Hebron School District doing maintenance. He also worked as an umpire for the Fox Valley Umpire Association. He enjoyed all sports, especially golf. He was an avid Jeopardy fan and was known as a walking encyclopedia. He was an active leader and loved helping all kids.

Survivors include his mother; a brother, Tom Schuler Sr.; a sister, Eileen (Larry) Guthrie; his aunt, Ann Haberstich; four nephews; one niece; 10 great-nieces and -nephews; and many cousins and close friends.

He was preceded in death by his father.

Visitation was April 1 at Schneider-Leucht-Merwin & Cooney Funeral home. The visitation will continue from 10 a.m. until the service at 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 2, at the funeral home. Burial will be at Greenwood Cemetery, Greenwood.

Memorials can be made to the Youth Group at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 1601 Garfield Road, Harvard, IL 60033.

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