John Schaas

January 1, 1918 - November 26, 2011

01/01/1918 - 11/26/2011

Past Services

Visitation
Monday November 28, 2011
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Elm Grove Chapel
154 Kruger St.
Wheeling, WV 26003
304-242-0330 | Directions
Cemetery
Tuesday November 29, 2011
Holly Memorial Gardens
P.O. Box 36
Colerain, OH 43916
740-546-3351 Jo | Directions
Service
Tuesday November 29, 2011
11:00 am
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Elm Grove Chapel
154 Kruger St.
Wheeling, WV 26003
304-242-0330 | Directions
Visitation
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Elm Grove Chapel
154 Kruger St.
Wheeling, WV 26003
304-242-0330 | Directions

SCHAAS, John, 93, of Wheeling, W.Va., died Saturday, November 26, 2011 at Good Shepherd Nursing Home.

He was born January 1, 1918, in Grosslaslen, Romania, a son of the late John Schaas and Sarah Kloss Rawson. He was a member of Christ the King Lutheran Church in St. Clairsville, Ohio. He was also a member of the St. Clairsville Eagles Aerie 2541 and a veteran of WWII.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his daughter, Siglinde Schaas, and four sisters, Elsie M. Milton, Margaret J. Chapman, Agnes V. Schaeffer, and Mable A. Johnston.

He is survived by his loving wife, Barbara Berninger Schaas; four daughters, Bridget Schaas of Steubenville, Ohio, Barbara Allen Smith of Bridgeport, Ohio, Ellen A. Kuhar of Elm Grove, W.Va., and Janet Gregory Stonebraker of Centerville, Ohio; one son, John Karen Schaas of Pataskala, Ohio; one brother, John Joann Schaas of New Braunfels, Texas; one sister, Gladys Crabill of New Braunfels, Texas; eight grandchildren; and nine great grandchildren.

Friends will be received Monday, November 28, 2011 from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, 154 Kruger Street, Elm Grove, where funeral services will be held Tuesday, November 29, 2011 at 11 a.m. with Pastor Donna Kraus officiating. Interment will follow at Holly Memorial Gardens, Colerain, Ohio.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Good Shepherd Nursing Home, 159 Edgington Lane, Wheeling, W.Va. 26003 or the Welty Home, 21 Washington Avenue, Wheeling, W.Va. 26003.

Online condolences may be expressed to the family at altmeyer.com

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Theresa Bonenberger Jewett
7 years ago

Dear Barb, Al and Smith cousins,

So sorry for the loss of your dad and grandfather. We are sending you our sincere sympathy.

Much love,

the Jewetts- Don, Theresa, Maggie & Caroline

Jim Rocchi
7 years ago

Ellen and Family,

I am sorry for your loss and you are in my prayers!

God Bless!

Jim

Loretta Roe
7 years ago

I am sorry for you loss. Your family is in my prayers.

Michael and Laura Morrow-Fox
7 years ago

John and Karen

Our thoughts go out to you and your family of peace and support. We hope that you feel our love and the love of the community of friends and family around you during this difficult time.

Warm Regards

Mike and Laura Morrow-Fox