Alvin ‘Shorty’ Schubert

Mr. Schubert

Alvin “Shorty” Schubert, 84, of Republic, passed away Wednesday evening, Aug. 29, 2018, at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, after a brief illness.

Shorty was born Jan. 16, 1934, in Republic, to Paul M. and Ella M. (Dolch) Schubert. He married Helen L. Powell Nov. 10, 1956, in Republic, and she survives in Republic.

Other survivors include two sons, Doug (Elaine) Schubert of Tiffin and Dean (Terri) Schubert of New Bern, North Carolina; five grandchildren, Jocelyn (Joshua) Cahill, Aaron Schubert, Caleb Schubert, Jason (Stephanie) Schubert and Joshua (Courtney) Schubert; five great-grandchildren, Sophia, Olivia and Ian Cahill, Jackson Schubert, and Zoey Schubert; two brothers, Harold (Laura) Schubert of Tiffin and Vernon Schubert of Tiffin; and a sister, Mrs. Katherine Gettys of Attica.

Alvin was a 1952 graduate of Scipio-Republic High School.

He had been a truck driver from 1958 to 1970 for Standard Oil, and later worked as a production worker at Clyde Whirlpool, retiring in 1996.

He was a U.S. Army veteran, a member of Republic United Church of Christ, Republic, a member and past master of Seneca Lodge No. 790 and past worthy patron Cornelia Chapter No. 93 OES, both of Republic, Zenobia Shrine of Toledo, Tiffin Shrine Club, Tiffin Hornets, and had served as ambassador emeritus to Findlay Shrine Club, Findlay Zenobia Clowns. He was a 32nd degree mason, a member of Scottish Rite Valley of Toledo, Edward Huber Memorial Association and Buckeye Allis antique tractor clubs.

Visitation for family and friends will be 4-8 p.m. Monday, Sept. 3, 2018, at Lindsey-Olds Funeral Home, 3085 S. SR 19, Bloomville. Seneca Lodge No. 790 will conduct Masonic services at 7:45 p.m. Monday evening.

The funeral for Alvin will begin at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018, at Bloomville United Church of Christ, 31 N. Marion St., Bloomville, due to some construction at Republic United Church of Christ, with the Rev. Darla Metz officiating. Burial will follow in Farewell Retreat Cemetery, Republic. Military graveside services will be conducted by Wade Benfer American Legion Post No. 404 of Republic.

Memorial contributions may be made to Shriners Hospital for Children or Republic United Church of Christ.

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