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Joseph Schiller, 80

Joseph J. Schiller, age 80 of Hampton died Oct. 23, 2013 at his residence.

Joseph was born Oct. 12, 1933, in Hampton Township, to Adam and Susan (Kuhn) Schiller. He married Delphina Beissel on Oct. 15, 1955, at St. Marys Catholic Church in New Trier. Joseph formerly owned and operated Schillers Paint and Repair, was a former employee at Dell Dahn Construction and River Country Cooperative. He was a former member of the Randolph Hampton Fire Dept. and was active in his snowmobile club.

He was preceded in death by his parents; stepmother Lucille Schiller; son Joseph; great-granddaughter Kylee; and brother Herbert.

Joseph is survived by his loving wife Delphina; children Dorothy (John) Feidt, Jim (Linda) Schiller, Steve (Deb) Schiller, and Anita (Gene) Meyers; 13 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; sister Bernice Schaffer; brother Leonard Schiller; also many nieces; and nephews.

The funeral service, officiated by Fr. Stan Mader, will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, at St. Mathias Catholic Church, Hampton. Interment will follow in the parish cemetery. Visitation will be held 4-8 p.m. Friday at the Caturia-Smidt Funeral Home, 201 E. 7th St., Hastings, and one hour prior to the service at church.

Pallbearers are Mike Schiller-Feidt, Josh Schiller, Nick Schiller, Anthony Meyers, Brad Schiller, Matt Meyers, James Schiller Jr. and Chris Feidt. Honorary pallbearers are past and present members of the Randolph Hampton Fire Dept.

Arrangements were handled by Caturia-Smidt Funeral Home, Hastings. 651-437-9419.

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