Cletus Schuttloffel

August 23, 1928 - May 13, 2020


Visitation: Visitation will be Friday from 10 a.m. to noon at Anderson Funeral Home in Canton. Family will not be present at the visitation.
Service: A private family graveside service will be held at Forest Hill Cemetery.

       Cletus Leo Schuttloffel, age 91, died Wednesday, May 13, 2020 at Primrose Retirement Community.  Visitation will be Friday from 10 a.m. to noon at Anderson Funeral Home in Canton. Family will not be present at the visitation.  A private family graveside service will be held at Forest Hill Cemetery.

       Cletus was born on August 23, 1928 in Larchwood, IA to Emiel and Helena (Roeman) Schuttloffel.  He grew up in Larchwood, graduating from St. Mary’s High School.  He served his country as a member of the U.S. Navy.  He married Carolyn Hanson on August 20, 1951 in Canton, SD.  The couple made their home in Canton and later moved to a farm near Canton.  He has lived at Primrose Retirement Community for the last 9 years.

       In addition to farming, Cletus worked for 37 years at John Morrell in Sioux Falls, SD.  Cletus enjoyed horseback riding, wood and metal working, stained glass, fishing, and photography.  He cherished time spent with his family, especially attending his grandchildren’s activities.

       Grateful for sharing his life are his children, Mike (Darla) Schuttloffel, Valley Springs, SD, Kim Winters, Tea, SD, Cheryl (Scott) Rust, Centerville, SD, Mark (Deb) Schuttloffel, Sioux Falls, SD, and Kris (Scott) Schemmel, Harrisburg, SD; 14 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild; brother, Ron (Henny) Schuttloffel, Hartley, IA; sister, Shirley (Ray) Swanson, Shakopee, MN; his Primrose family, along with numerous extended relatives and friends.  He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Carolyn in 2016, daughter Cindy, brothers Ed and John, and sisters Therese, Rose, Dorothy, and Anita.

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  1. To the Schuttloffel family,

    I am so sorry to hear about the passing of your dad. Please know my thoughts and prayers are with you during this most difficult time. May you all find peace in the great memories you all share.

  2. You are in my thoughts and prayers in the loss of your special loved one. I have special memories of Carol of many years ago. In sympathy during this trying time. Dr. Janell Christiansen Lennox SD

  3. Mark and Family:
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time of the lose of your Dad. May God Bless you and your family and may your Dad Rest In Peace. Jack mad Muriel Kolbeck

  4. Our thoughts & prayers are with all the family. Grandpa Cletus was always at all the high basketball games that his grand daughter Jen played in and our daughter Sam is one of Jen’s friends! Always loved his positivity! He will be missed! 💞🙏🏼💞