Claude “Scooter” Schildknecht, 92, passed away at Homewood Healthcare in Lebanon, Indiana on Thursday, February 6, 2020. He was born in Collinsville, Illinois on September 4, 1927 to the late Claude E. and Gertrude A. (Schroeppel) Schildknecht.

He was a graduate of Collinsville High School in Illinois and Valparaiso University. Scooter also served his county honorably in the U.S. Army. He was a member of the Lutheran Church -Missouri Synod.

Scooter was a salesman for 3M, retiring in 1992 after 40 years of dedicated service.

He was a world traveler who loved fishing, soaking up the sun and relaxing on Madeira Beach in Florida. Scooter was a devoted father, with a kind heart who loved his family.

Survivors include:
One Son: Brad D. (Becky Cage) Schildknecht of Westfield, Indiana

Three Daughters: Robin A. Gilmour of Lebanon, Indiana
Trisha K. Schildknecht of Noblesville, Indiana
Susan L. (Michael) Weber of Fishers, Indiana

Six Grandchildren

Three Great Grandchildren

One Sister: Dorothy A. Ritchie of Collinsville, Illinois

Two Nieces and One Nephew who Claude adored: Tami Wright, Lori Doty and Jeff Braeutigam.

Friends and Family will gather on Thursday, February 13, 2020 from 3:00-5:00 p.m. at Myers Mortuary, 1502 North Lebanon Street in Lebanon, Indiana.
Boone County Crematory has been entrusted with his cremation arrangements.

Memorials may be made in Scooter’s memory to Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation, 15251 Pleasant Valley Road, Center City, MN 55012.

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