He was born June 10, 1926, at New Hamburg, Mo., son of Otto Charles and Mamie Katie Westrich Schetter. He and Wilhelmina "Willie" Kluesner were married July 1, 1950.
Schetter was a self-employed skilled carpenter. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II in Osaka, Japan, where he received the Victory medal and the Army of Occupation medal. Schetter was a member of St. Ambrose Catholic Church, where he was also a member of the St. Ambrose Men's Club. He was a lifetime member of Chaffee VFW Post 3127.
Survivors include his wife; a son, Mitchell (Kathy) Schetter of Sikeston, Mo.; three daughters, Pat (Joe) Alsdorf of Freidheim, Mo., Gail (Mike) Buzzotta of Chesterfield, Mo., and Jill (Eric) Glastetter of Chaffee; three brothers, Ervin "Webb" Scheeter of Benton, Mo., Herbert Scheeter of Cape Girardeau and Alvin Scheeter of Danville, Ill.; four sisters, Arabella Stike and Lois Eastwood, both of Chaffee, Orilla Pobst of Oran, Mo., and Ada Lee Hasenkamp of Benton, Mo.; 10 grandchildren, Shaun Alsdorf, Jamie Alsdorf, Melissa Windram, Teresa Buzzotta, Angela Buzzotta, Lisa Buzzotta, Ashley Schetter, Andi Schetter, Abigail Glastetter and Cole Glastetter; seven great-grandchildren, Cooper Alsdorf, Lexi Alsdorf, Tyler Alsdorf, Camryn Alsdorf, Liam Windram, Maya Windram and Charlie Buzzotta-Cosatt.
He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers and three sisters.
Friends may call after 4 p.m. Sunday at St. Ambrose Catholic Church in Chaffee, with parish prayers at 7 p.m.
Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at the church with the Rev. Ralph Duffner officiating. The Chaffee VFW will have military rites at the cemetery.
Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee is in charge of the arrangements.