The Van Wert County Courthouse

Monday, Feb. 26, 2024

Woodrow P. Schey

Woodrow P. “Woody” Schey, 98, formerly of Paulding, died Monday, November 28, 2011, at Hospice Home of Northeast Indiana in Fort Wayne, Ind.

He was born December 13, 1912, in Leipsic, the son of the late Walter S. and Jessie E. (Pickens) Schey. On December 25, 1936, he married Gladys Fay (Tooman) Schey, who preceded him in death on August 28, 1910.

Survivors include a daughter, Cheryl (Stephen) Shambaugh of Fort Wayne; a son, Stephen Schey of Fremont; one brother, Gene (Shirley) Schey of Findlay; two sisters, Mildred Taylor of Findlay and Helen O’Dell of Bradenton, Fla.; six grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

Two brothers, Donald and Robert Schey; and two sisters, Doris Schey (in infancy) and Betty Jane Rump, also preceded him in death.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Monday, December 5, at St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church in Paulding, with the Rev. Karen Stetins officiating. Burial will be in Sugar Ridge Cemetery in Leipsic.

Calling hours are from 4-8 p.m. Sunday, December 4, at Den Herder Funeral Home in Paulding and an hour prior to services Monday at the church.

Preferred memorials: St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church in Paulding or Hospice Home of Northeast Indiana in Fort Wayne, Ind.

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POSTED: 11/30/11 at 2:30 pm. FILED UNDER: Obituaries