John "Jack" Schaberg, age 73, passed away on September 10, 2020. He is the son of the late Donald and Rosemary (nee Lutkewitte) Schaberg. Beloved husband of Elizabeth (nee McCollum) Schaberg. Caring father of Scott Schaberg, Ellen (Matt) Groves, Matt (Mandy Inman) Schaberg, and Ben (Kelsey) Schaberg. Proud Papa of Carsyn, Lola, Finley, Cannon, Wesleigh, Teagan, Jack, Thomas, Reese, and Gavin. Dear brother of Nancy (the late Jim) Lang, Don (Debbie) Schaberg, and Jill McCarthy. Dear uncle, cousin, and friend of many.
Jack was a devout Cardinals baseball fan who loved watching his Redbirds win. Having his home filled with the voices and laughter of his grandchildren filled his heart, and he was very proud of the legacy he leaves behind. Hardworking throughout his career, he always prioritized spending time with his family. His calm and gentle-mannered disposition, showing kindness to everyone, will be remembered by his friends and family. Continually putting others' needs first, Jack will be remembered and missed by all who knew him.
In lieu of flowers, a contribution may be made to the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation - Mid America Chapter, 1034 South Brentwood Blvd. Suite 1510, St. Louis, MO 63117.
A memorial visitation will be conducted on Saturday, September 19, 2020 from 10:00 am until the time of the memorial service at 12:00 noon at Newcomer Funeral Home. A private inurnment with military honors will take place at a later date.