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Rev. E. John Schaller

May 17, 1932 — June 12, 2020

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

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Service Schedule

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Monday, June 15, 2020

Starts at 1:00 pm (Central time)

St. Paul United Church of Christ (Waterloo)

200 N Main St, Waterloo, IL 62298

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