SCHAA, Heye B. 1906-1986
SCHAA, LINGELBACH, ROUSE
Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 11/19/2016 at 16:01:03
Heye Schaa Succumbs At Conway, Ark.
Funeral services for Heye B. Schaa, 79, were held Saturday at the Engelkes-Abels Funeral Home in Grundy Center, followed by burial in Fairview Cemetery, Grundy Center.
Craig DeBerg sang "An Evening Prayer" and "Surely Goodness & Mercy." He was accompanied by Leonard Klinefelter, who also played selected numbers for the prelude and postlude.
Casket bearers were Darrell Heronimus, Victor Augustine, Jr., Allen Frerichs, Willis Grimmius, Everett Wilson and Gordon Bloxham.
The Rev. Paul Heiniger officiated.
Mrs. Dale Bee and Mrs. Willis Grimmius were in charge of the floral arrangements.
Mr. Schaa passed away Wednesday, July 23, at Conway, AR, where he had lived for several years.
He was born Sept. 30, 1906, in Lincoln township, Grundy county, the son of Heio H. and Emma Lingelbach Schaa. He was graduated from Dike high school in 1925.
Heye was employed by White Eagle Oil Co., now Mobil Oil Co., from 1927 to 1948, and then became associated with New York Life Insurance Co. from 1948 until his death.
He was married to the former Elma Mae Rouse on May 19, 1931.
Heye became a member of the First Baptist Church of Grundy Center, which he served on the Board of Deacons and was president of the Baptist Men's Fellowship. He also helped organize the K.Y.B. Sunday School Class.
He was associated for many years with the Boy Scouts of America, which he served as Explorer Scout Leader and County Chairman. He was instrumental in erecting the replica of the Statue of Liberty on the Grundy county courthouse lawn.
He was a member of the Grundy Center Rotary Club and later became a member of the Thayer-Mammoth Spring Rotary Club, when they moved to Arkansas in 1973.
Heye became a member of the First Baptist Church of Cherokee Village in 1973, and he was active in the Baptist Men's Brotherhood. He also was president of the Cherokee Village Camera Club, the Baptist Men and the Iowa Club. As a member of the Cherokee Village Property Owners' Association, he served as chairman of the Service Committee and helped compile the Cherokee Village Directory.
The Schaas observed their 50th wedding anniversary in 1981.
Mr. and Mrs. Schaa moved to Conway, AR, in 1973, to be near their son and family and their heart specialist in Little Rock.
He is survived by his wife, Elma; one son, James Schaa and daughter-in-law Ann, also of Conway; grandson Bruce and granddaughter Ruth Ann; also one brother, Edward C. Schaa of West Union; and one sister, Mrs. Carolina Kaufman of Grundy Center.
Preceding him in death were his parents, one sister and one brother.
--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 31 July 1986, pg 3
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