Joseph A. Schaab, 84, Hugo, died Sunday, Dec. 16, 2012. He served in the Army during the Korean War.
He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Violet; children, Gary (Donna) Schaab, Joseph (Helen Houle) Schaab, Jr., Michael Schaab, Lynn Sheldrick, and Elizabeth Schaab; 13 grandchildren, Alex Schaab, Michael (Annette) Schaab, Jr., Janelle (Daniel) Kukielka, Anthony Schaab, Matthew Schaab, Taylor Sheldrick and fiancé Marc Meyerhoff, Michaela Sheldrick, Adam Schaab, Gunnar Footh, Francine Houle, Pauline Houle, Kaylene Houle and Christopher Houle; great-granddaughter, Maya; sister, Maryann (Jack) Echoff.
He was preceded in death by his son-in-law, Michael Sheldrick; parents, George and Suzanne Schaab; brothers, George Schaab and Chris Schaab; and sister, Elizabeth Molina.
A gathering of family and friends was Thursday, Dec. 20, at Roberts Family Funeral Home, Forest Lake.