April 17, 2017


Don Schaben, 82, of Manning, Iowa, died surrounded by his family at Manning Plaza Nursing Home in Manning on Saturday, April 15, 2017.

Mass of the Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 19, at St. Peter Catholic Church, Defiance. Celebrant will be the Rev. Guthrie Dolan. Mass servers will be Sam, Ben and Sydney Wegner.      Eucharistic minister will be Gina Schmitz. Petitions will be read by Mitch Gross. Lectors will be Jake Schaben and Christina Tremel. Gift bearers will be Gina Schmitz and Troy Schaben. Communion meditation will be by Jess Schaben and Sydney Wegner. Music will be by Tracey Amano. Casket bearers will be grandsons Kevin Arp, Cory Arp, Josh Schaben, Jake Schaben, Zach Jahn, Mitch Gross,

Neil Gross, Sam Wegner and Ben Wegner. Honorary casket bearers will be granddaughters Jenny Nowland, Tara Herrold, Danielle Segebart, Darcy Jordan, Jill Tremel, Christina Tremel, Katie Cutts, Jess Schaben and Sydney Wegner. Burial will be at St. Peter Cemetery, Defiance.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 18, at St. Peter Church, Defiance, with a rosary at 7 p.m. Visitation will resume at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at the church hall.

Ohde Funeral Home in Manning is in charge of arrangements.