Daniel Schaub (1941 - 2016)

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BOTKINS — Daniel H. "Whitey" Schaub, 74, of Botkins, died at 11:20 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima.

He was born on May 30, 1941, in Shelby County to Franklin and Alvina (Greve) Schaub who preceded him in death. On Feb. 23, 1963, he married Connie Oakley and she survives in Botkins.

Survivors also include five daughters, Keyna Maynard, of Jackson Center, Kecia (Leonard) Schmerge, Kim (Gordon) Lawrence, Trisha Schaub and Jessica (Josh) Meyer, all of Botkins; 13 grandchildren, Lesley Oakes, Brandon (Alison) Haas, Nathan (Morgan) Haas, Cameron Haas, Ryan (Marie) Schmerge, Brad Schmerge, Doug Schmerge, Breezy (Jake) Yinger, Brittany (Joel) Billings, Gabe Lawrence, Mikaila Lawrence, Jace and Cale Meyer; 11 great-grandchildren; two brothers, James (Beatrice) Schaub and Paul (Sue) Schaub, both of Wapakoneta; a half brother, Bernard (Audrey) Steinke, of Florida; three half sisters, Ursula Wachauf, of St. Marys, Sylvia (Urban) Schneider, of Wapakoneta, Sally Naseman, of Botkins; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a son, Bryan Schaub, a granddaughter, Carolina Meyer, his twin brother, Dave Schaub, a brother Franklin Schaub Jr., a half brother, Sylvester Steinke and a half sister, Roberta Hemmert.

Dan worked for COBA Select Sires for 37 years. He enjoyed farming and loved watching basketball, especially the Botkins Trojans. He was a member of St. Lawrence Catholic Church. He loved spending time with his grandchildren. In honor of Dan's support for the Botkins Trojans the family has asked that everyone wear black, white and gold.

Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Feb. 1, 2016, at St. Lawrence Catholic Church, Rhine. The Rev. Patrick Sloneker will be officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Friends may call from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday at Schlosser Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Wapakoneta.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be directed to the family where they will direct it toward the Botkins Trojan Sports Program.

The family has entrusted Schlosser Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Wapakoneta to handle the arrangements.

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Published in Sidney Daily News from Jan. 28 to Jan. 29, 2016