Michael D. Schnarr, 62, Jasper

Michael DMichael D. Schnarr, 62, of Jasper, died Sunday (August 25) in Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper. He was born in Huntingburg May 21, 1951, to LeRoy and Iona (Neukam) Schnarr. He married Joann M. Kieffner August 5, 1973, in St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Haysville.

Michael was a Boone Township farmer and a bus driver for the Greater Jasper School Corporation for 20 years. He worked for Jasper Engines and Transmissions traveling with their NSACAR team.  He also served as caretaker for St. John’s Church for many years. He was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Boone Township.

Surviving are his wife, Joann Schnarr; two sons, Douglas Schnarr and wife Kiley, Clayton, Indiana, and Dr. Chad Schnarr and wife Janet, Hillsboro, Tennssee; four grandchildren, Logan, Brooke, Chase and Jessica; and his parents, LeRoy and Iona Schnarr, Jasper.

Funeral services at 11 a.m. Thursday at St. John’s Lutheran Church with burial following in St. John’s Cemetery. The Rev. Timothy Kraemer will officiate. Friends may call from 3-8 p.m. Wednesday at the Becher-Kluesner North Chapel in Jasper. Memorial contributions may be made to a favorite charity.

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