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Joseph W. Schomburg

August 30, 1946 ~ May 21, 2022 (age 75)
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Joseph W. Schomburg, age 75 of Defiance, peacefully passed away at home surrounded by his family on Saturday, May 21, 2022.   
He was born on August 30, 1946 to the late Frank and Annabelle (Ward) Schomburg in Anchorville, Michigan. Joseph proudly served our country in the U.S, Army from 1966 to 1968. In 1996  he married Sharon Neuhaus, who survives. Joseph and Sharon were together for 36 years and were happily married for 26 years. Joseph worked for several years as a Production Supervisor. He was a member of the Moose Lodge in Sylvania, Ohio. He enjoyed bowling, playing pool, and watching the Tigers.
He is survived by his loving wife Sharon Neuhaus of Defiance, his children; Joseph (Darci) Schomburg of Port Huron, MI, Frank Schomburg and Aaron Schomburg, both of Richmond, MI, and his stepchildren; Tom (Lisa) Neuhaus of Toledo, Tonya Neuhaus of Defiance, and Theresa (Brad) Jones of Villa Rica, GA. He also leaves behind 14 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, and his sister, Marilyn Gramer of Clawson, MI. 
He was preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Annabelle Schomburg, and sisters Mary Haverty, Joan Israel, and Josephine Schneider.
A Memorial Service will be held at a later date. Schaffer Funeral Home was honored to assist the family with arrangements. 

Memorials are suggested to the family, c/o Sharon Schomburg. Online condolences can be given at


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