Margaret Mary Schaad, 91, of Lowell, died Tuesday (Jan. 15, 2013) at Marietta Center.
She was born June 17, 1921, in Marietta, to Raymond and Elizabeth Schilling Arnold. She was a 1940 graduate of Marietta High School. Margaret had lived all of her married life in Lowell, and enjoyed making quilts and pillows for her family. She was a member of Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church and the Catholic Woman's Club.
Margaret is survived by five sons, Larry (Janet) of Lowell, Roger (Connie) of Shepherd, Montana, David (Dorothy), Michael (Marilyn) and Bruce (Jane), all of Waterford; three daughters, Patricia (Richard) Zoller of Marietta, Phyllis (James) Anderson of Lowell and Marcia Noll of Caldwell; 28 grandchildren; 49 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Alice (Vincent) Lang of Churchtown.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence J. Schaad on Dec. 30, 2000. They were married on Oct. 22, 1941. Also preceded in death by three brothers, Mark, Dan, and Ambrose Arnold; a sister, Audrey Lang; two daughters-in-law, Peggy and Tina Schaad; and a grandson, Jacob Schaad.
Funeral liturgy with Mass will be celebrated at Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church on Saturday (Jan. 19, 2013) at 10 a.m., by the Rev. Timothy Shannon. Visitation will be at the Lowell Chapel of Cawley & Peoples Funeral Home on Friday from 1 to 8 p.m. There will be a vigil service and the rosary will be recited beginning at 7:30 p.m. Friday. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Donations may be made to Our Lady of Mercy Building Fund, 5001 Lowell Hill Road, Lowell, Ohio, 45744. For condolences, as well as other resources related to her service, please visit www.cawleyandpeoples.