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Joseph Herman Schaub

July 9, 1919 — April 7, 2016

Two years, six months, five days. Africa, Italy, France, Germany, Holland, Czechoslovakia, and parts of Austria. 79th Division, 313th Infantry, Charlie Company. Five invasions, three campaigns, and spearheaded for the 9th Army at the Rhine River.
Joseph H. Schaub, age 96, WWII veteran, Indianapolis, IN, passed away at home on April 7, 2016. Joseph was born July 9, 1919 to Rose and George C. Schaub. He was preceded in death by his parents; his sisters, Rita Blackburn and Ann Schaub; and son, Michael Joseph Schaub.
He is survived by his spouse, Louise V. (Schniepp) Schaub; brothers, George E. and Charles A. Schaub; son, Gregory (Peggy) Schaub; daughter-in-law, Lynne A. Schaub; grandchildren, Dawn (David) Dale, Charles (Mary) Schaub, Maria (Barry) Dowers, Angela (Mike) Utley, Michael (Laura) Schaub, John Schaub, Paul (Kellie) Schaub, and Patrick (Brittanie) Schaub; great grandchildren, Jeff and Brian Dale, Christina, Charles, and Michael Schaub, Brandon, Dustin, and Kyle Dowers, Michael Lee and Dominique Stuart, Andrea, Cassie, Lawrence, Brandie, Evelyn, and Isaac Utley, Michael, Alyssa, and Carly Schaub, Payton and Taylor Schaub, Avery, Evan, Addison, Ella, and Ian Schaub, Lillie Schaub; great great grandchild, Sire Stuart. He was a graduate of St. Philip Neri Grade School and Cathedral High School. He was employed at Haag Drug Company, Hook Drug Company and spent 31 years at E. M. Company as the chief registered Bullologist.
Joseph was the kindest, most gracious, and generous gentleman that you ever met. He always had a smile and a twinkle in his blue eyes. His infectious laugh was truly one of a kind. If he sensed there was a need in someone’s life, he would fill it.
Visitation will be Monday April 11, 2016 from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. in Daniel F. O’Riley Funeral Home, 6107 S. East Street (US Hwy 31 South), Indianapolis, IN 46227. On Tuesday, a prayer service will be held at 9:30am at O’Riley Funeral Home followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in St. Roch Catholic Church. The celebrants at mass will be Fr. James Wilmoth and Fr.Gerald Kirkhoff. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Roch Catholic Church Memorial Fund. Online condolences may be shared with the family at

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Monday, April 11, 2016

3:00 - 8:00pm (Eastern time)

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6107 S. East St, Indianapolis, IN 46227

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Tuesday, April 12, 2016

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