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Ned E. Schaaf

Ned E. Schaaf, 81, of Huntington, IN, formerly of Wabash, IN, died Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2022, at 10:50 p.m., at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne.

Mr. Schaaf was a U.S. Marine Corp veteran. He worked at Fisher Body in Marion, retiring after 31 years. He was a member of the VFW, American Legion and the Eagles Lodge, all of Huntington.

He was born on Feb. 5, 1940, in Wabash, to Marvin and Alice Louise Showalter Schaaf. Willa Dean Schaaf preceded him in death.

Survivors include three daughters, Michele (Todd) Hollingshead, of Wabash, Lori (Bret) Wade, of Huntington, and Kristi (Joe) Barker, of Fort Wayne; a sister, Betty Anne Pettit, of Ellington, FL; nine grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren and one great-great-granddaughter.

Calling will take place on Monday, Feb. 7, from 4 to 7 p.m., at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash, with Rev. Heather Olsen Bunnell officiating.

A funeral service will take place on Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2022, at 10 a.m., at the funeral home.

Burial will be in Falls Cemetery, Wabash.

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