Paul J SchraderMay 29, 1937 ~ November 11, 2017 (age 80)
Auburn – Paul J Schrader, 80, died Saturday November 11, 2017 at his home in Auburn surrounded by his family. He was born on May 29, 1937 in New Haven to Walter J and Helen (Vachon) Schrader. Paul worked for 38 years for General Telephone Company as an installer and construction before retiring in 1995. He was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Auburn. He was a loving family man who loved the great outdoors hunting and fishing and loved working in his wood shop. He married Mary Joan Hause on August 9, 1958 in St. Hyacinth Catholic Church in Fort Wayne and she survives in Auburn. He is also survived by 6 daughters, Pam (Mark) Morton of Hamilton, Beth (Mark) Akey of Fort Wayne, Susan Blasch of Auburn, Jill Schrader of Angola, Karen (Mike) Harris of Waterloo and Tracy (Brian) Bell of Auburn; 13 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild; a brother and 3 sisters, Donald (Kate) Schrader of Waynedale, Margaret Moore of New Haven, Jeannett Durbin of Lancaster, PA and Mary (DeWayne) Merckx of Mishawaka; 2 sister in laws, Wanda Schrader of Fort Wayne and Marlene Schrader of New Haven. He was preceded in death by his parents, 2 brothers, Richard Schrader, John Schrader and a sister Irene Ferrier. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 am Wednesday November 15, 2017 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Auburn with Father Timothy Wrozek officiating. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery, Auburn. Calling is Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 PM at Feller and Clark Funeral Home, 1860 Center Street, Auburn, IN and also 1 hour prior to the mass from 10 to 11 at the church Wednesday. A Vigil Service will take place Tuesday at 4 PM at the funeral home. Preferred memorials can be directed to Children First Center or Parkview Hospice. To send condolences visit www.fellerandclark.com.