Arnold D. Schaver

  • Born: July 6, 1946
  • Died: July 22, 2021
  • Location: Sterling, Illinois

McDonald Funeral Home

1002 12th Avenue
Rock Falls, IL 61071

Tel. (815) 626-6311

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Arnold D. Schaver
Arnold D. Schaver, age 75, of Sterling, died Thursday, July 22, 2021 at The Citadel of Sterling.
Arnold was born July 6, 1946 in Morrison the son of Willard and Pauline (Tegeler) Schaver. He was employed at Sears in Rockford for 26 years and later worked at Bergner's in Rockford as Supervisor of Internal Authorization for 19 years.
He is survived by his mother, Pauline Wherry of Sterling; one daughter, Melissa (Dave) Hickey of Ariz.; one son, Brad (Christine) Schaver of Rockford; two sisters, Paulette Wolf of Galt and Wanda Wolf of Rock Falls; six grandchildren; and one great grandchild.
He was preceded in death by his father and one sister, Barbara Warren.
Visitation will be Wednesday, July 28, 2021 from 9:00 – 10:00 AM at the McDonald Funeral Home in Rock Falls. The funeral will follow at 10:00 AM at the funeral home with Pastor Grant Mulder of Bethel Reformed Church officiating. Burial will be at Fenton Cemetery on Wednesday at 2:00 PM.
A memorial has been established.
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Condolence & Memory Journal

When I was still in school I worked mornings on the loading dock at Sears with Arnie. He taught me how to drink coffee at that early hour.
A great guy.

Posted by Mike Williamson - Rockford, IL - Friend   July 29, 2021

My condolences, prayers & thoughts to the Family

Posted by Cynthia Rodriquez Rodriquez - Phoenix, AZ - Friend   July 25, 2021

Dear Aunt Pauline and family:
Our prayers and sympathy to each of you in the passing of Arnie. May God wrap His loving arms around each of you and comfort you.
Connie (Schaver) Bolt

Posted by Connie Bolt - Byron Center, MI - Family   July 25, 2021