Jeannette M. (Peot) Schaut

May 21, 1939
July 31, 2021

Jeannette M. (Peot) Schaut, 82, slipped away peacefully Saturday, July 31,2021, at the McCormick Home.  She was born May 21, 1939, to Erwin “Erv” and Mildred “Millie” (Beerntsen) Peot.  Jeannette attended Cathedral Catholic Grade School and Washington Middle School before graduating from East High School.  She worked for over 30 years at Peoples Marine Bank.  Jeannette was a faith-filled woman with a devotion to the rosary and volunteered as a hospice visitor and as a prayer warrior.

She is survived by a sister, Sr. Marilyn Peot CSJ of Kansas City, Missouri; a brother, Steve (Paula) Peot of Robins, Iowa; a nephew, Shane Peot; a niece, Sarah Peot, and numerous cousins.

Jeannette was preceded in death by her husband, Charles “Chuck” Schaut and her parents.

Visitation will be held from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. Thursday at St. Mary of the Angels Catholic Church, 650 S. Irwin Ave.  The Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday at the church with Fr. Finian Zaucha OFM officiating and her cousin, Rev. Robert Rhyner concelebrating.  Entombment will be in Shrine of the Good Shepherd Mausoleum.  Proko-Wall Funeral Home is assisting the family.  To send online condolences visit

Jeannette’s family extends a special thank you to everyone at the McCormick Home, especially Mike and Mary, for their compassionate care during the last years of her life, and to Unity Hospice for their assistance during her final journey.