Obituary: Lester Schau


Lester C. Schau, 82, of DeWitt, died Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021, at his home. No services will be held at this time. A celebration of life will be announced at a later date. Schultz Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

Lester Schau was born April 16, 1938, in DeWitt, the son of Peter and Marjorie (Freeman) Schau.

He married Helen Buckley. He later married Phylis Schnoor in 1988.

Survivors include his wife; his sons, Mike (Caren) Schau, Hendersonville, N.C., Mark (Ellen) Schau, DeWitt, and Martin Schau (Bill Swiderski), Dunedin, Fla.; his stepdaughters, Sheri (Mike) Wallace, Eldridge, Cindi Sampson, Dubuque, and Lisa (Tom) Christoffersen, Camanche; 13 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and two sisters-in-law, Betty Schau and Red O’Toole.

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