Stephen Schaaf Sr.


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Posted Online: Dec. 31, 2012, 5:58 pm
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Stephen R. Schaaf Sr., 63, of Davenport, died Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012, at his home in Davenport.
A memorial lunch will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 4, at the LaQuinta Conference Center, 3330 East Kimberly Road, Davenport.
Stephen "Steve" was born Feb. 13, 1949, in Dayton, Ohio, the son of William F. and Eva N. Bleything Schaaf. He married Karen Weathers on Aug. 29, 1969, in Rock Island.
He was preceded in death by his father William in 1981, and younger brother, Mark, in 2008.
Survivors include his mother, Eva Schaaf and sister, Linda Schaaf, of Springfield, Ohio.; older brother, Dan and Nadine Priebe, Hillsdale; children, Lori and Chris Kilcoin, Rock Island, Dawn Schaaf, Davenport, and Stephen R Schaaf Jr., Davenport; grandchildren, Reena Pobanz DeSmet and Shane DeSmet, Rock Island, Riley Pobanz, Rock Island, and Stephanie Schaaf, Davenport; great-grandchild, Sawyer DeSmet, Rock Island.














 



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