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Edmund Richard "Ed" Schaaf


1915 - 2015 Obituary Condolences
Edmund Richard "Ed" Schaaf Obituary
EDMUND RICHARD "ED" SCHAAF was reunited with his wife, Marjorie Helen "Marge" (McCormick) Schaaf on Monday, July 20. He died peacefully in his home in Huntington Beach, California, surrounded by family. Ed was born in Akron, Ohio, on October 8, 1915, the youngest of the 10 children of German immigrant parents, Michael and Mary Louise (Sutter) Schaaf. He trained as a dental technician in the Navy and field corpsman in the Marine Corps, serving with the Third Marine Division on Guam. Mustered out, he re-enlisted in the Navy Reserve, retiring as a Chief Petty Officer. He and Marge met at National Rubber & Machinery, and married on April 10, 1948. In 1965, they moved to Riverside, California, where Ed worked for several concrete tile and supply companies, retiring from Riverside Cement in 1979. They are survived by their six children: Richard Edmund (Apple Valley, Minnesota); James Robert (Moreno Valley, California); Gary Patrick (Pine Grove, California); Philip Daniel (Huntington Beach, California); Carol Ann Martinez (Colton, California); and Janet Louise Saylor (Farmington, Minnesota); plus seven grandchildren, and three (soon four) great-grandchildren. Visitation for family and friends will be from 9 to 10 a.m. on Friday morning, July 24, at the Arlington Mortuary, 9645 Magnolia Avenue, Riverside. Interment at the National Cemetery in Riverside will follow at 1:31 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations in Ed's name may be made to the Seniors' Outreach Center in Huntington Beach or Hospice of Saddleback Valley, which provided valued support to Ed and his family. Arlington Mortuary, Directors (800) 275-4648 www.arlingtonmortuary.com


Published in Press-Enterprise on July 24, 2015
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