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Schaber, Lyle R July 3, 1934 - December 22, 2018

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Lyle R. Schaber, Born July 3, 1934 in Carbon, Alta Canada to Emmanuel and Elizabeth Schaber, Died peacefully at his son’s home in Arizona on December 22, 2018. Lyle was number 12 out of 13 children. He graduated with a BS in Nursing in 1961 at Walla Walla College, where he met Mildred Faris. They were married June 15, 1959. They moved to Spokane, WA so Lyle could attend Anesthesia School. They had two children, Diane Renae and Kerry Linn. Lyle worked as a Nurse Anesthetist at Bess Kaiser Hospital for many years. Lyle and his wife Milli volunteered many hours in the Coast Guard Auxiliary. He served as a Flotilla Commander in Flot 78 in Vancouver, WA. Lyle  many hobbies included restoring Mustang cars, woodworking, and making jewelry.

He is survived by his brother Ralph Schaber of Lincoln, NE,  Diane Epstein of Newberg, OR, and  Son Kerry Schaber of Chandler, AZ. And Lyle’s Most Proud addition, grandson Samuel Schaber.


A Mass service will be held for Lyle on January 14, 2019, 10:00am, at St. Timothy's Catholic Church, 1730 W Guadalupe Rd, Mesa, AZ 85202. There will be a luncheon to follow at 11:00am.

Memorial Service to be held on January 26 at Meadowglad SDA Church at 3pm. In lieu of grits, please donate to the local Alzheimer’s Association.


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    Maria Jordan says

    We are so sad to hear of Lyle’s death. We enjoyed every day he spent with us at Dahl Adult Day. He always had a smile on his face! Thank you for taking such good care of him! Hoping the memories will provide comfort to you all – he will be missed!

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