Charles “Slick” Schoettelkotte, age 80, of St. Peters

Charles “Slick” Schoettelkotte, age 80, of St. Peters, died Thursday November 25, 2021, at St. Elizabeth Edgewood. He was born November 18, 1941, in Batesville a son to Edward and Stella (Ritzi) Schoettelkotte. After graduating from Brookville High School, he joined the Army Reserves. On July 13, 1968, Charles married the love of his life Marlene Retzner at St. Nicholas Catholic Church. Charles retired from Premier Construction, Cincinnati, as a carpenter then worked several years for Franklin County Area Planning. Charles was a member of St. Peter’s Catholic Church. He always enjoyed meeting people, fishing, reading a good book, but most of all enjoyed spending time with his family.

Charles is survived by four children: John (Tammy) Schoettelkotte – Xenia, Ohio, Thomas (Deborah) Schoettelkotte – Metamora, Andrea (Dave) Miley – Sunman, Gina (Wes) Gillman – Brookville, along with nine grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Eight siblings: Bernie Schoettelkotte, Gene Schoettelkotte, Ellen Rauch, Estelle Gesell, Regina Kunkel, Rita Erhart, Clare McCool, and Sr. Anne Schoettelkotte.

Charles is preceded in death by his parents, wife of 39 years Marlene, grandson Cody Miley, and brother Edward Schoettelkotte Jr.

Visitation will be Wednesday December 1, 2021, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm at St. Peter’s Catholic Church. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow visitation at 12:00 pm with Father, Vincent Lampert officiating. Burial will follow in St. Peters Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be directed to St. Peter’s Church Cemetery Fund.

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