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Laura Schaadt

November 12, 1959 — May 4, 2022

Van Wert

Laura Lee Schaadt, 62, of Van Wert, passed away at 7:42 AM on Wednesday, May 04, 2022 at her residence while surrounded by her family.

She was born on November 12, 1959, in Phoenix, AZ, the daughter of the late Raymond Harman Sr and Mary (Chatman) Harman. On November 12, 1983, she married Mark Schaadt. Together, they shared years of memories.

In her younger years, Laura enjoyed volleyball and worked as a nurse's aide for several years. She loved baking and cooking for her family and friends, always making enough to feed an army. Laura hardly missed a Fountain Park Concert, and was also an animal lover who enjoyed her dogs and cats.

Of all Laura's hobbies and activities, there was nothing she loved more than to spend time with her family. She adored her grandchildren and would stop anything at a moment's notice to attend their events. She was a dedicated fan of the Van Wert Cross Country and Track teams.

Surviving are her husband, Mark Schaadt of Van Wert; mother, Mary Harman; sons: Ray (Lisa) Sherer of Van Wert; Christopher (Amanda) Sherer of Convoy; daughter, Bonnie (Scott Miller) Thompson of Van Wert; bonus daughter, Stacey (Lee) Clay of Paulding; sister, Rea (Dr. Marc) Letellier of AZ; brothers: David (Jennifer) Harman of AZ; Robert (Lisa) Harman of LA; Roger (Melinda) Harman of CA; Raymond (Dee) Harman Jr of NM; grandchildren: Emily, Hunter, Breanna, Kimberley, Allison, Lexie, Gavin, Gabriel, Jaden, Emma, Sophia & Vincent; 2 great grandchildren and one on the way; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by her son, Gale Lynn Sherer Jr; sister, Linda Richmond and brother, Richard Harman.

Family and friends will be received from 1 to 4 PM and 6 to 8 PM on Monday, May 09, 2022 at Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home, 722 S. Washington St. Van Wert, OH 45891.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Laura`s memory may be sent to the family for final expenses.

To share in Laura's online memorial, please visit www.alspachgearhart@gmail.com.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory, 722 S Washington Street, Van Wert, OH 45891.
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Visitation

Monday, May 9, 2022

1:00 - 4:00 pm (Eastern time)

Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home

722 S Washington St, Van Wert, OH 45891

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Visitation

Monday, May 9, 2022

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home

722 S Washington St, Van Wert, OH 45891

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