Thursday, February 22nd, 2007
Paul J. "Joe" Schroer, 83, 210 Wagoner St., Fort Recovery, died at 6:40 p.m. Feb. 20, 2007, at his residence.
He was born Jan. 12, 1924, in St. Anthony, to August and Emma Weigel Schroer. On Sept. 27, 1947, he married Rita Lange, who survives.
Also surviving are three sons, Michael (Cheryl), Laceys Spring, Ala., and Robert (Karen) and David (Theresa), all of Fort Recovery; six daughters, Judy (Tom) Lefeld and Joan (Ted) Stachler, all of St. Henry, Suzanne (Steve) Turner, Kettering, Bonnie (Chet) Rhoades, Dayton, Sharon (Bruce) Scott, Fort Recovery, and Marjorie, Garland, Texas; a brother, Maurice, Coldwater, 24 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Deceased are a daughter, Mary Alice; a sister, Alice; a sister-in-law, Irma; and a granddaughter.
He retired from Sheller-Globe, Portland, Ind. He was a member of Mary Help of Christians Catholic Church, American Legion Post 345 and Progressive Sportsman Club, all of Fort Recovery, and Vintage Motor Bike Club, Portland.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the church, the Rev. Thomas Dorn officiating. Burial is at St. Marys Cemetery, Fort Recovery, with graveside military honors conducted by American Legion Post 345.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Friday and 9-10 a.m. Saturday at Brockman & Boeckman Funeral Home, Fort Recovery.
Contributions can be made to State of the Heart Home Health and Hospice.