Rev. E. John Schaller, 88, of Waterloo, IL, died June 12, 2020, in Waterloo, IL. He was born May 17, 1932, in Jacksonville, IL.
He is survived by his ex-wife Linda H. Schaller; children Mary (Kurt) Schaller Blaufuss, Stephen (Maureen) Schaller, Paul Schaller, and Rachel (Steven) Otten; grandchildren Elizabeth (Brannon) Mencke, Rebecca Blaufuss, Lucas Blaufuss, Stephanie Schaller, Emily (Dakota) Riddle, Eli Otten, Katherine Otten, and Jacob Otten; sister Nancy Zeiler; sister-in-law Wanda Schaller; nieces; nephews; and cousins.
John is preceded in death by his parents Dr. Edward H. & Grace (nee Wilson) Schaller; brother Dr. James E. Schaller; brother-in-law William Zeiler; and nephew Peter Schaller.
He was a member of St. Paul UCC - Waterloo (former Associate Pastor); former Pastor at St. John UCC - Metropolis, Carondelet UCC - St. Louis, Friedens UCC - Hecker, and a former social worker.
As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to:
Friedens UCC - Hecker or Eden Theological Seminary - St. Louis
9 AM until time of service Monday, June 15, 2020 at St. Paul United Church of Christ in Waterloo, IL
1 PM Monday, June 15, 2020 at St. Paul United Church of Christ in Waterloo, IL
Pastor Michael Southcombe officiating
Interment at Kolmer Memorial Cemetery in Waterloo, IL