Schlueter, Raymond Dale (Cleveland)

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Raymond Dale Schlueter, 80, of Cleveland, TN, died Saturday, January 26, 2013 while traveling home from Savannah, GA.

Raymond Dale worked as a college professor for over 30 years after obtaining his degree in Electrical Engineering from Iowa State University and spending a term as a pilot in the United Stated Air Force. His graduate work led to a Masters in Industrial Engineering. He taught at Iowa State University until 1977 and at Savannah State University after that until his retirement around 1997. After his retirement, he was honored to be invited and spent a term teaching as a visiting professor at Purdue University in Lafayette, Indiana. He was an active member of North Cleveland Church of God. He enjoyed playing the piano and his music will be missed by those who ever heard him play. 

He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Martha Truesdell Schlueter; daughters, Pamela Baustian and her husband, Mark of Richardson, TX and Nancy Brown and her husband Kenneth of Knoxville; son, Paul and his wife, Alyson of Savannah, GA; brother, Robert Jack Schlueter and his wife, Rebecca of Dallas Center, IA; six grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; and seven nieces and nephews. 

Visitation with the family will be held at Fike Funeral Home, who has charge of the arrangements, on Wednesday, January 30 from 3-5 p.m. with a memorial service immediately following at 5 p.m.


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