Stanley Ross Schadewald

Stanley R. Schadewald, age 78, of Tecumseh, passed away Monday, December 18, 2017, at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital in Ypsilanti, MI surrounded by his loving family.  He was born in Adrian on July 26, 1939, the son of William and Mary (Hegy) Schadewald. On October 10, 1959, he married Shirley A. Furgason at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Palmyra and she survives.


Stanley graduated from Deerfield High School with the Class of 1957. He served in the U.S. Army Reserves from 1957-1959.  

He was a member of the Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church in Tecumseh. Stanley had a passion for restoring classic “pickup trucks” and he worked as a farmer. In 2004 he retired from GM Powertrain in Toledo, where he was a machine repairman. Stanley was an avid NASCAR fan.


Surviving in addition of his wife, Shirley are two daughters,  Sue (Dale) Southard of Blissfield, Debra (Rodger) Gallaway of Deerfield; a son, David (Tammy) Schadewald of Lima, OH; two brothers, Norm Schadewald of Blissfield, Charles Schadewald of Adrian; two sisters, Maybelle (Gayln) Berry of Blissfield, Donna Case of Adrian; and nine grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents, 1 son, Edward, two brothers and four sisters.


Funeral Services for Stanley, will be held on Thursday, December 21, 2017, at 11 AM at the Anderson-Rudd Funeral Home in Blissfield with Pastor Philip Krieger officiating. Burial will follow in Deerfield Cemetery. Visitation will be on Wednesday December 20, 2017 from 2-4 and 6-8 PM and Thursday, from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service at 11:00 at the Anderson-Rudd Funeral Home in Blissfield.


You may send condolences to the family at  Memorial contributions may be made in Stanley’s memory to Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church.  Envelopes are available at Anderson Rudd Funeral Home, Blissfield.