Alfred H. Schuele, Jr.
December 2, 1931 – March 31, 2020
Al Schuele, 88, of Omaha, NE died Tuesday, March 31, 2020 at the Josie Harper Hospice house.
Al was born on December 2, 1931 to Alfred Sr. and Mary (Van DeWalle) Schuele in Cedar Rapids, NE, where he grew up and attended St. Anthony’s Catholic school and Cedar Rapids High School. He joined the U.S. Army and served as an infantry scout during the Korean War. After returning from Korea, he attended Creighton University in Omaha, NE, where he earned a BS in Business Administration. While attending Creighton, he worked full time as a baggage handler for United Airlines at Eppley Airfield where he met his wife, Geraldine Petersen. They were united in marriage on November 23, 1957, at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in North Omaha.
Al worked as a stockbroker and commodities trader for several companies throughout his career in Omaha.
Al was always very active. When he wasn’t spending time with his children or grandchildren, Al enjoyed playing tennis, golf, and hunting. He was always a very thoughtful, kind, loving and devoted husband, dad, grandpa and friend. He truly thought of others first and himself second.
Al is survived by daughter, Teri (Mark) D’Agostino; daughter, Ann (Mark) Tvrdik; son, John (Mary) Schuele; son, James Schuele, all of Omaha, NE. Ten grandchildren: Katie (Andy), Lisa (Austin), Andi, Meg (Jacob), Sam, Jackie, Kathy (Tyler), Kara (John), Tom (Kaelie) and Nora. Five great-grandchildren: Oliver, Annie, Malcom, Simon and Gretchen.
Al was preceded in death by his wife, Geraldine; brothers, Paul Schuele of Cedar Rapids, NE and Richard Schuele of Columbus, OH; and sister Lucy Mahoney of Grand Island, NE.
A MEMORIAL SERVICE will be announced at a later date due to COVID-19 restrictions at this time. Memorials are suggested to Notre Dame Sisters, Open Door Mission, or those of the donor’s choice.