On June 29, 2007, after a life of service and devotion, surrounded by her family, Barbara Schott, 78, of Sandusky, departed the mortal realm to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.
Barbara was born June 5, 1929, in Sandusky, to Earl and Edith (Hummel) Veith, who preceded her in death.
Barbara graduated from St. Mary's High School in 1947. On June 9, 1951, Barbara married Donald K. Schott in St. Mary's Catholic Church. She enjoyed 25 years with Donald before his passing in 1976.
Barbara worked for Providence Hospital, first as a switchboard operator and later in patient accounts. After retirement, Barbara continued to volunteer for both Providence and Firelands Hospitals and St. Mary's Church. She was also employed part-time in Dr. Schuchardt's office and for more than ten years in the PBX at Cedar Point. Barbara enjoyed bingo, crossword puzzles, reading novels, traveling and playing cards.
Continuing the Lord's work on earth and surviving Barbara are her brother, John (Kay) Veith; daughters, Jean Schott of Carey, Ohio, and Ann Schott, Kim Schott and Lori (Thomas) Theisen, all of Sandusky; son, Thomas Schott of Arizona; grandchildren, William Theisen, Amy (Zachary) Wiles, Donna Theisen and Joshua Schott; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Friends may call from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Monday in Groff Funeral Home, 1607 E. Perkins Avenue, Sandusky. A Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 a.m. Tuesday in St. Mary's Catholic Church, 429 Central Ave., Sandusky. The Rev. Philip Feltman will preside and the Rev. Benedict Ringholz will concelebrate. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made in Barbara's memory to Our Lady of Consolation School's Educational Fund, Carey, Ohio; St. Mary's Catholic School Endowment Fund; or to the American Cancer Society.
Condolences may be sent to grofffuneralhomes.com.