Marguerite Schubert


Marguerite Schubert, age 89 of Carlyle, passed away at the Carlyle Healthcare Center on Monday, April 30, 2018.

Mrs. Schubert was born in Jackson County, Illinois on September 2, 1928, a daughter of Basil and Maggie (Braswell) Brimmer. She married Harold Schubert on November 1, 1952, and he preceded her in death on April 5, 2018.

Mrs. Schubert is survived by her children – Rod Schubert and wife Karen of Carlyle, Linda Scott and husband Greg of Carlyle, and Janet Unverfehrt and husband Kevin of Hoyleton; her grandchildren – Krista Theby and husband Eric, Jenni Thole and husband Keith, Whitney Scott, Adam Unverfehrt and wife Kristina, Eric Unverfehrt and wife Stephanie, and Katie Wilke and husband Kurt; her great grandchildren – Ellis and August Theby, and Lily and Eli Thole; her in-laws – Effie Brimmer, Bonnie Burnett and husband Clarence, Gene “Bud” Schubert, Donald Schubert and wife Jo, and Gary Schubert.

In addition to her husband Harold, she was preceded in death by her parents; a sister – Mary Stephens; a brother – Frank Brimmer; and a brother-in-law – Veryl Schubert and wife Emily.

Mrs. Schubert was a member of the First Baptist Church of Carlyle, where she taught Sunday School and served many other roles at the church. She worked at Sterling’s Department Store in Carlyle and retired as the head cook at Carlyle High School. Marguerite enjoyed crafts, especially sewing, quilting, and crocheting. She also loved to cook.

A funeral service will be held at the First Baptist Church of Carlyle at 10:00 A.M. on Thursday, May 3, 2018, with Rev. Scott Broughton, officiating. Interment will follow at Greene Cemetery near Greenville. Visitation will be held at the First Baptist Church of Carlyle on Wednesday, May 2, from 5:00 – 7:00 P.M. and on Thursday, May 3, from 9:00 – 10:00 A.M.

Expressions of sympathy in memory of Mrs. Schubert are suggested to the First Baptist Church of and will be accepted at the church or at Zieren Funeral Home. Online condolences and memories may be shared with the family by visiting

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