August P. Schulte Jr., Rockport

August P. “Pete” Schulte Jr., passed away on February 19, 2019, at Deaconess Midtown Hospital in Evansville.

Pete was born on September 3, 1939, in Dearborn, Michgan, to the late August P. “Gus” Sr. and Almeda (Schilling) Schulte.

Pete was preceded in death by his parents, and three brothers-in-law, Charles Goffinet, Ray Young and Carlos Daming.

Pete was a member of St. Bernard Catholic Church, the St. Bernard Cemetery Board, a recipient of the Brute Award at St. Bernard, a graduate of Rockport High School, and a U.S. Army Veteran. He retired from the U.S. Postal Service in 1992.

He was a life member of the National Rifle Association, and an avid hunter, outdoorsman, and enjoyed woodworking.

He loved God and his family and he was always using his brain and his hands to build or design anything. His last project was a replica of St. Bernard Catholic Church.

Pete is survived by seven sisters, Sylvia Goffinet of Rockport, Doris Young of Warrenton, Virginia, Phyllis Daming of Indianapolis, Janice Daming and her husband, Bill, of Florissant, Missouri, and Kathy Kluemper and her husband, Ron, of Jasper, Connie Pierce and her husband, David, of Newburgh, and Cindy Painter and her husband, Chuck, of Lamar; four brothers, Don Schulte and his wife, Ann, John Schulte and his wife, Mary Ann, Herb Schulte and his wife, Peggy, and Paul Schulte all of Rockport; 36 nieces and nephews and their families.

Services are at 10 a.m. Monday, February 25, 2019, at St. Bernard Catholic Church, with Father Ron Kreilein officiating.

Visitation is from 2 until 8 p.m. Sunday, February 24, 2019, at Boultinghouse Funeral Home in Rockport and from 8 until 9:30 a.m. Monday.

The family requests that memorial contributions be made to the St. Bernard Catholic Church or school in Rockport.

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