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Ellen "Sybil" (Thomas) Schutzius

September 8, 1934 ~ January 27, 2021 (age 86)

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Schutzius, Ellen “Sybil,” nee Thomas, 86 years.  Beloved wife of the late John G. Schutzius.  Loving mother of John (Ying), Thomas (JoAnn), Sandra (Kurt) Melander, Barbara (John) McCague, Mary (Kenneth) Kubacki, Patricia (Jim) McCague, Mark (Cynthia), Robert (the late Jennifer), James (Lauri), and Gerald.  Cherished grandmother of 70 and great-grandmother of 23.  Dear daughter of the late Raymond “Stanley” Thomas and Ethyl Mae Thomas, nee Carpenter.  Proud sister of Joan (Michael) Fleener, and the late Kenneth, Gordon, and Wallace Thomas. Kind sister-in-law of the late Edward Schutzius and Robert (Donna) Schutzius.  Fond aunt of Robert Schutzius, Edward Schutzius, Keeley (Ken) Schroeder, and Christian Thomas. 

Visitation Monday, February 1st from 3:00 P.M. until 9:00 P.M.  Funeral Tuesday, February 2nd 10:00 A.M. from the Becvar & Son Funeral Home, 5539 W. 127th Street, Crestwood, to St. George Church, 6707 W. 175th Street, Tinley Park, for an 11:00 A.M. Requiem Mass.  Interment St. Patrick Cemetery in Wilton Center, Illinois. (708) 824-9000 or

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February 1, 2021

3:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Becvar & Son Funeral Home & Cremation
5539 West 127th Street
Crestwood, IL 60418

Chapel Prayers
February 2, 2021

10:00 AM
Becvar & Son Funeral Home & Cremation
5539 West 127th Street
Crestwood, IL 60418

Funeral Mass
February 2, 2021

11:00 AM
St. George Catholic Church
6707 W. 175th Street
Tinley Park, IL 60477

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