TREMONT - Hugh S. Schieler, 17, of 26770 Allentown Road, Tremont, died at 12:45 a.m. Sunday (Jan. 15, 2006) 1.2 miles north of Illinois Route 9 on Schmidgall Road in Tazewell County.
He was born Dec. 14, 1988, in Peoria, to Rich D. and Lisa A. Moore Schieler.
Surviving are his parents, Rich and Lisa Schieler, Tremont; two brothers, PFC Eli Schieler, San Diego, Calif., and Max Schieler, Tremont; his paternal grandfather, Robert Schieler, Deer Creek; his maternal grandparents, Don and Carol McWilliams, Cherokee Village, Ark., and Frank Moore, Northbrook; his maternal great-grandmother, Elizabeth Ludden, Cherokee Village; and many aunts and uncles.
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandmother and his maternal great-grandfather.
Hugh was a junior at Tremont High School.
He was employed as a cook at Hardee's in Morton.
He attended Goodfield Apostolic Christian Church. He was a member of the No Limit Paintball Team from Area 52 of Mackinaw.
His funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Goodfield Apostolic Christian Church with church ministers officiating. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Goodfield Apostolic Christian Fellowship Hall, and from 9 to 9:45 a.m. Thursday at the church. Burial will be at the Goodfield-Congerville Apostolic Christian Cemetery in Congerville.
Ludwig Mortuary, Morton, is handling arrangements.
Memorials may be made to Tremont Rescue Squad 702.
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