A former Morrisburg resident and police officer Klaas “Joe” Schutte died peacefully in New Zealand Hospital on Wednesday, November 7, 2012. He was 77.
Joe was predeceased by his wife Willemina and grandson Robert. He leaves behind his five children: Janie and (John), Joey, Patricia (Andrew), Margie and (John), Jerry (Elizabeth). He is also survived by seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. All are from Christchurch, New Zealand.
Joe is survived by two sisters, Alice Daw (Erich Dumm) and Helen (Dave) Zewuster of Brockville, a brother, Jerry Schutte (Kay) in Cornwall, and numerous nieces and nephews in Canada.