Marjorie Lucille Schuchardt

Marjorie Lucille Schuchardt, 93, of Mount Vernon, Illinois, went home to be with Jesus to celebrate His birthday at 7:00 pm on December 25, 2020. She was born September 26, 1927 in Little Rock, Arkansas, to the late George Henry and Ruth Ellen (Bond) Shelton.  Marjorie first married Donald Leo Depoister in June of 1947, and he was killed in a car accident in September of 1960. She later married Glen Albert Schuchardt on April 6, 1963. They were blessed with 45 years of marriage before his death on October 7, 2008.

An open Zoom Visitation will be held on Wednesday, December 30, 2020, from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm. The Private Funeral Service will begin at 2:00 pm but will be broadcast via Zoom.  Interment will follow at Kirk Cemetery in Ina, Illinois and the family would like to invite anyone interested in attending the graveside committal to please come. Memorials may be made in Marjorie’s honor to the West Salem Trinity United Methodist Church.

The family would like to invite those wishing to attend the visitation and/or funeral service to join via Zoom. You may wish to download the prior to the event by going to the app store on your chosen electronic device – it is a free app.  When you wish to arrive, tap the app and go to “join a meeting” or on your web browser, visit and enter the meeting ID: 878 7504 3553.

A Celebration of Life for Marge is being planned for the Summer of 2021 or when Covid restrictions allow us to meet together.  If you would be interested in attending, please email any of the following:

Daonna at

Cindy at

Randy at

Wilma at

Please remember to observe social distancing at this time. We are limited to a total of 10 people the funeral home.  This allows room for immediate family only. Following the CDC and NFDA regulations, we encourage everyone to wear a mask. They will be made available, upon request.

Call Hughey Funeral Home at 618-242-3348 or visit for further information.

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