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Horst Schachtschneider

August 1, 1927 - September 22, 2015

Burial Date January 1, 1970

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Horst A Schachtschneider, age 88, passed away September 22, 2015, at 4:40 am, at the St. Rita’s Medical Center.

Horst was born August 1, 1927 in Bartin, Germany, to Max and Meta Neuenfeld Schachtschneider who preceded him in death. On September 4, 1948 he married Inge Jordan Schachtschneider who survives in Lima.

Horst had worked as a tool and die operator with Siemens in Berlin, Germany. In 1963, he came to the United States in pursuit of a better life for his family. Once he came to the U.S. he took a position with the Lima Telephone Company as a switch board installer and worked there for 26 years until he retired in 1989. He enjoyed sports of all kinds especially soccer and golf. He also like watching Ohio State Basketball and Football. He will be remembered as being a loving husband, father, grandfather and uncle.

Horst is survived by daughter, Nancy Shawn Croft of Lima, OH, a son, Uwe Marcy Schachtschneider of FL, 2 granddaughters; Samantha Nick Gruber and Alexis Croft, 3 grandsons; Hans Schachtschneider, Kris Amy Schachtschneider and Nick Schachtschneider, 2 great grandchildren, a brother, Lothar Ilse Schachtschneider of Berlin, Germany, a sister, Lilo Herzfeld of Berlin, Germany, a favorite niece, Angie Barry Clark of Lima, OH and several other nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a son, Lothar Schachtschneider.

Friends may call on Friday, September 25, 2015 from 5-7 pm at the CHILES-LAMAN FUNERAL AND CREMATION SERVICES, SHAWNEE CHAPEL.

There will be a burial of cremated remains held privately at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Shawnee High School Soccer Team.

Condolences may be expressed at chiles-lamanfh.com.

 

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