Eric C. Schaber, 65, Huntingburg


Eric C. Schaber, 65, of Huntingburg, died Tuesday (January 23) at Willow Manor Nursing Home in Vincennes. He was born in Hazelton, Pennsylvania August 5, 1952, to Dr. William G. and Eileen Z. (Seitz) Schaber.

Eric was a 1970 graduate of Dubois High School. He was a union carpenter and worked in Indiana and Illinois and was a member of Carpenters Union Local 90. He enjoyed taking pictures, drawing, writing, cooking, and gardening.

He is survived by three daughters, Robin Schaber (Michael Rogan), Evansville, Jill Teamann and husband Chris, Sumner, Texas, and Alison Singer Walker and husband David, Annapolis, Maryland; two sons, Eric Schaber II (Tonya Kendrick Powers), Newburgh, and Jay Schaber, Indianapolis; three grandchildren; three sisters, Janet Smith and husband Tom, Indianapolis, Dorothy Stanfill, Terre Haute, and Elaine Hill and husband David, Evansville; and three brothers, Carl Schaber and wife Melissa, Huntingburg, William Schaber, West Baden, and Robert Schaber and wife Ida, Cuzco.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Friends may call from 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Haysville. Memorial contributions may be made to a favorite charity. Online condolences may be shared at www.becherkluesner.com. Funeral services at noon Tuesday at St. Paul’s Church with burial following in the church cemetery. Pastor Timothy Kraemer will officiate.

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