Sherry Ann Schaaf, 65

Sherry Ann Schaaf, 65, of Wabash, died at 2:19 pm, Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at Autumn Ridge Healthcare Center in Wabash.  She was born Oct.10, 1949, in Wabash, to Robert  and Jewel (Brown) Tait.

Sherry was a 1967 graduate of Wabash High School.  She married Martin L. Schaaf in Wabash, on Aug.26, 1967.  She was the secretary at Zion Lutheran Church for nine years.  Sherry was a member of Zion Lutheran Church and the Lutheran Women Missionary League.  She enjoyed working crafts and gardening.

She is survived by her husband, Martin L. Schaaf; three daughters, Stephanie Handing, Amanda (Brett) Shull, Jennifer (Jerrad) Brockhaus, and her mother, Jewel Tait, all of Wabash; seven grandchildren, Jim (Gloria) King of Peru, Daniel King, Paloma Shull, Bobby Shull, Demetri Shull, Laila Brockhaus, and Caiden Brockhaus, all of Wabash; three great-grandchildren, and a brother, Robert A. Tait of Wabash.

She was preceded in death by her father, Robert M. Tait, a brother, Gene Warren, and her granddaughter, Shannon King.

Funeral services will be 10:30 am Monday, Feb. 16, 2015, at Zion Lutheran Church, 173 Hale Drive, Wabash, with Pastor Jeremy Yeadon officiating.  Burial will be in Friends Cemetery, Wabash. 

Friends may call 2-4 pm Sunday at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave. Wabash, and 1 hour prior to the service Monday at the church.

Preferred memorial is Zion Lutheran Church.

The memorial guest book for Sherry may be signed at


Posted on 2015 Feb 12