Charles R. "Bob" Schaus, 85, of Lakeside, died Monday, Oct. 1, 2007, in Magruder Hospital, Port Clinton.
He was born Sept. 24, 1922, in Huntington, W.Va., the son of the now deceased Charles and Maude (Crocroft) Schaus. He married Rosemary Brown on Feb. 14, 1948, and she survives. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, having served as a pilot during World War II. He was a member of American Legion Post 83, Sandusky. He retired as a coal inspector for the Consolidation Coal Company of Cleveland, and had previously worked at the Sandusky Docks, the Philadelphia Ore Docks and Merchants Accounting. Bob remained active and helpful to others until the end and enjoyed visiting with his many dear friends on his porch at Lakeside.
Survivors include his wife, Rosemary; daughters, Barbara (Bill) Healy, Oregon, Ohio, Kathleen (Buck Locke) Schaus of Oregon and Nancy (Steve) Turnow, Curtice, Ohio; grandchildren, Bob (Angela) Healy, Megan (Josh) Beebe, Craig (Kaley) Turnow, Tiffany (Memo) Hernandez, and Analisa and Morgan Turnow; nephew, Bob (RuthAnn) Schaus of Salt Lake City, Utah; and his canine companion, CoCo.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Burton Schaus.
At the request of the deceased, there will be no visitation. Private graveside services will be at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, Marblehead.
Memorial contributions may be made to the donor's choice.
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