Joseph L. Schaust, 90

Joseph Leo Schaust, age 90, of Delano, passed away Easter Sunday, March 27, 2016, with his family by his side.

A loving husband, dad, grandpa, and great-grandpa, Joseph was born July 12, 1925, in Franklin Township, to Anthony and Elizabeth (Pogreba) Schaust.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Anthony and Elizabeth (Pogreba) Schaust; siblings and spouses Leona (George) Fake, Anthony Schaust, Betty (Rich) Gabrelcik, Loren (Dorothy) Schaust, Glen Litfin, and Bob Farniok; grandson Craig Peterson; brother-in-law Ray (Bernice) Kittock; and sister-in-law Kitty (Marty) VanLith

Joseph is survived by his wife of 67 years, Lorraine (Kittock); children Joseph Schaust Jr., Mary Peterson, Pat Honebrink, Tom (Marlene) Schaust, Rick (Tammy) Schaust, Larry (Joyce) Schaust, and Vicki Schaust; 16 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; siblings Arlene Litfin, Jean Farniok, George (Joan) Schaust, Leonard (Maxine) Schaust, and Matt (Estelle) Schaust; and sister-in-law Deloris Schaust.

Mass of Christian Burial took place Friday, April 1 at 11 a.m. at St. Peter Catholic Church in Delano, Minnesota.

Visitation was Thursday, March 31 from 4 to 8 p.m. in Martha’s Hall of St. Peter Catholic Church, with a 7:30 p.m. prayer service; and continued Friday from 10 to 11 a.m., with a 9:30 a.m. rosary service. Interment was in the Calvary Cemetery in Delano.

Arrangements were with the Iten Funeral Home in Delano.

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