OBITUARY

Laura D. Schaar

4 April, 192511 March, 2012

Laura D. Schaar, 86, of Evansville, passed away Sunday, March 11, 2012, at St. Mary’s Medical Center. She was born April 4, 1925, in Hebbardsville, KY to the late Dennis and Iris (Madden) Steele.

She was a long-time member of St. James East United Methodist Church and currently a member of Aldersgate United Methodist Church. She was employed with the EVSC as a Teacher’s Aide and also worked at the Luggage Shop.

Laura was preceded in death by her husband, William Schaar; and brothers, Marvin, Thomas and Bobby Steele.

She is survived by her sons, Gary (Joyce) Schaar of Columbus, IN and Barry (Gina) Schaar of Evansville; grandchildren, Christen of Weimar, Germany, Jenni of Columbus, IN, Lindsay and Meredith Schaar of Evansville; sisters, Ilene Murphy of Evansville and Lucille Ferruzzi of Revere, MA; and brother, Jim Steele of Austin, TX.

Services will be 10:00 AM Thursday, March 15, 2012, at Alexander East Chapel, officiated by Rev. Mitch Gieselman, with burial in Oak Hill Cemetery. Friends may visit Wednesday from 3:00 to 8:00 PM at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Aldersgate United Methodist Church.

Services

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, 14 March , 2012

  • Funeral Service

    Thursday, 15 March , 2012

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Steve Goldbach

16 March 2012

Dear Barry and Gary,
It is hard to find neighbors as good as you all were. We were neighbors, when we were kids, when we lived at 2016 theater Drive.
Sorry for the loss of your Mom.

Randy Slavens

15 March 2012

I am so sorry to hear of your mother's death. I always enjoyed talking to her when I was a pastor at St. James East. She was very proud of her sons, daughter-in-laws, and grandchildren. You honored your mother with your love for her, God, and others. She was blessed by her loving family.

Wally & Sandy Cantrell

15 March 2012

Dear Gary and Joyce,

We did not have the pleasure of knowing your Mom; however, we know she must have been a wonderful person. May the memories you have of your Mom help you through these difficult times. Our prayers go out to you and the family.

Leslye (Epperson) Zipperer

14 March 2012

I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Barry and family you have my deepest sympathies. Your family will be in our prayers.

Rev. Mike Seaney

14 March 2012

My sympathies especially to Gary, as we have worked together for many years in the Conference. May God's strength be there in abundance for you & your family!

Paula Titzer

14 March 2012

Barry & Gary and family I'm sorry for your loss. Aunt Laura was a wonderful
person.

Susan Ruach

14 March 2012

Gary and Joyce,
I am so sorry to hear of your mother's/mother-in-law's passing. It is hard to loose a parent. Know you will be in my prayers this next month.
Blessings,
Susan Ruach

Janet Selby

14 March 2012

Gina, so sorry for the loss of your mother-in-law. My prayers are with you and your family at this time of sadness.

Janice Heseman

14 March 2012

So sorry to hear of you mom's passing. I know you will miss her. You're in my thoughts and prayers. Rev. Jann Heseman

Sharon Dunlevy

13 March 2012

Gary and family - I am so sorry to hear of your mother's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you!

FROM THE FAMILY