Norman F. Schaft

December 09, 1936 ‒ September 05, 2018

Bellville, Ohio

Norman F. Schaft, age 81, of Bellville, Ohio, passed away on Wednesday, September 5, 2018 at the Ohio Eastern Star Home in Mount Vernon, Ohio. Norman was born on December 9, 1936 in Berea, Ohio, to the late Sigmund and Gertrude (Tadych) Schaft.

Norman was a graduate of Brecksville High School and earned his Associates Degree from Kent State University. He loved hunting, fishing, guns and the NRA.  Most of all he loved being around his family.

Norman is survived by wife of over 30 years, Dolly (Medaglia) Schaft; 7 children; 11 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; 1 sister; several nieces and nephews.

Family will receive friends from 9:30 AM until the time of the Celebration of Life Service starting at 10:30 AM on Saturday, September 22, 2018 at the Grace Brethren Church in Ankenytown; 20601 Old Mansfield Road, Bellville, Ohio 44813, with Pastor Gary Kochheiser officiating.

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  • Dolly–My deepest condolences to your and your family on Norm’s passing. You will all continue to be in my prayers. May God wrap you all in His healing arms.

  • Herm Botzow and I send our sincere condolences to Norm’s family; he was a wonderful classmate and we were fortunate to be able to visit with him this past summer in Brecksville.

  • Dolly – I was so sad to hear of Norm’s passing. I can still remember the first time I met Norm almost 40 years ago, such a kind, fun, and sweet man. Those days so long ago were some of my best days at S&W. All of the sales team looked up to Norm and he was a true friend to all of us.

    You and all of Norm’s family are in my thoughts and prayers.

    Sue Cupero

  • Norm was my father`s best friend. My first hunting trip was with my Dad and him. We went rabbit and pheasant hunting with no luck. I was too young to carry a shotgun but the ethics they taught me are still etched in my mind. Today I teach police firearms tactics and I draw on those lessons to help my students. God Bless him and I
    hope he has found my dad in heaven so the hunting boys can get back together ! RIP my friend !