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Robert Stewart Schanhaar

Obituary for Robert Stewart Schanhaar

January 8, 1930 - July 19, 2017
San Antonio, Texas | Age 87

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Robert Stewart Schanhaar, age 87, passed away on Wednesday, July 19, 2017 in San Antonio, TX. He was born on January 8, 1930 in Anoka, MN to Raymond and Ethel Schanhaar. Robert later joined the United States Marine Corp, and served during the Korean War. Later on, in life he became a head baker at Lackland Air Force Base. He had a passion for dancing, he would always take his wife, Clara, square dancing where they would dress up and dance the night away.

He was preceded in death by, his wife of 30 years, Clara Schanhaar; brothers, John, Richard and Raymond Jr.; and his parents.

Robert is survived by his daughters, Susan Elizabeth, Helen Catherine and Lisa Marie; sons, Stephen John and Dominic Joseph; sister, Mary Jo Roberts; thirteen grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren. His passion for music, food, laughter, and love has been passed on to his family, who will miss him deeply.

A Rosary will be held on July 24th, 7:00 pm at Porter Loring North Chapel, 2102 N. Loop 1604 E. A mass will be held on July 25th, 10:00 am at Holy Spirit Catholic Church. Entombment will be in Holy Cross Cemetery, 17501 Nacogdoches.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. John's University, Collegeville, MN.

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  • In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. John's University, Collegeville, MN.

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Porter Loring Mortuary North

2102 North Loop 1604 East
San Antonio, TX 78232
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