Donald Dean Schaich
Donald D. Schaich
88, passed away Thursday, June 5th, in Abilene. He was born May 9, 1926 at Talmage, the son of Russell and Nellie (Koeling) Schaich. Growing up in Talmage and Abilene, Don attended local Schools. On September 16, 1948 he married Pat Shannahan. All of their married life was spent in Abilene. She preceded him in death in June of 1956. December 28, 1957, Don married Ilene Kerr. All their married life was spent in Abilene. She preceded him in death May 9, 2011. Don had been employed by the Santa Fe Railroad, Garrett Tire Store and the Solomon and Salina Co-Ops. He was also preceded in death by a sister, Mary Steinborn. Don was a member of the Freewill Baptist Church.
Survived by: Daughter Cheryl Rock Abilene
3 Sons Terry Bennett Monroe, TN
Russell Schaich Abilene
Monte Schaich K.C., MO
Sister Anna Mae Watt Dodge City
3 Brothers John Schaich Parsons
Clifford Schaich Hampton, IL
Bob Schaich Shawnee
Funeral services will be held 11:00 Saturday, June 7th, at the Danner Funeral Home with Paster Gary Dow officiating. Interment will follow in the Prairiedale Cemetery north of Talmage. The family suggests memorial contributions in his name be made to Village Manor. They may be left at or sent in care of the Danner funeral Home POB 758 Abilene, Kansas 67410.