Robert J. Schram

February 01, 1922 - March 01, 2019

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Saturday, May 04, 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
American Legion Post 86, 322 South Main Street, Kendallville


Robert J. Schram, 97, of Corunna died Friday, March 1, 2019, at Parkview Noble Hospital, Kendallville.

He was born February 1, 1922, in Gladstone, Michigan to Frederick J. and Genevieve (Meyer) Schram.

In 1952, he married Elizabeth Love in Bartow, Florida. She preceded him in death in 1995.

Mr. Schram was an owner of Manpower in Fort Wayne, and was a member of the Kendallville America Legion Post 86.

Robert honorably served in the US Army.

Surviving are a daughter, Ellen (Kelly Jones) Schram of Corunna; a son, P.T. (Beth) Schram of Churubusco; five grandchildren, Roxanne Miller, Tammy Zimmerman, Joe Manafredini, Ben (Jen) Rust, and Claire (Dominic Eugenio) Rust; several great-grandchildren, and his best friend, Mike Ort of Fort Wayne.

He was also preceded in death by two daughters, Margaret J. “Peg” Schram and Leslee Manafredini; and a brother, William Schram.

A memorial service will be held, Saturday, May 4, 2019 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the American Legion Post 86, 322 South Main Street, Kendallville.

Young Family Funeral Home, Kendallville Chapel, 222 South State Street, Kendallville is assisting the family with arrangements.

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Carolyn Rhoades Eberly
March 13th, 2019 5:42pm
South Whitley, IN

So sorry to hear about your dad. My parents always thought a lot of your parents. Dad truck drove truck for them and always liked both of them. My deepest sympathy. Carolyn Rhoades Eberly Daughter of Russell & Doris Rhoades

Brian and Tammy Zimmerman
March 6th, 2019 8:36pm
Sussex, Wisconsin

Michael Ort
March 6th, 2019 2:11pm
Ft. Wayne, IN

Please say hi to Lisa for me.....

Michael Ort
March 6th, 2019 2:06pm
Ft. Wayne,IN

Godspeed Daddy Bob! I learned from you. Thank you, you were my good friend. St Peter has already heard your lame jokes! 😥

Robin Grissom
March 6th, 2019 1:56pm
Fort Wayne

So sorry for your loss, my sweet friend.