Schuster, Joseph Otmar

Schuster, Joseph Otmar

October 19, 1920 – April 13, 2013
Age 92 of Mendota Heights.¬†Born in St. Paul to parents Joseph and Elizabeth Thell Schuster, survived by wife Betty of 43 years, children Noelle Follen (Doug), Mark Schuster, Carol Weisbecker (Jim), Paul Schuster, Polly Schuster, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Son Joe Schuster preceded him in death. Schools, St. Francis de Sales, Cretin High, United States Merchant Marine Academy of 1945, U of MN 1948 BS ME, Lt. Jg USNR, Second Assistant Engineer US Coast Guard, licensed unlimited horsepower. Joe’s most notable wartime experience during winter months of WWII was to Murmansk Russia when the casualty rate was at its highest. Mass of Christian Burial 10:00 AM, Tuesday, April 23, 2013 at the Historic Church of St. Peter in Mendota. Burial following Mass, at Fort Snelling Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to the Church of St. Peter.