Age 91, of Phillipsburg, passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by his family on Monday, October 11, 2021. He was preceded in death by his wife, Bonnie, by a grandson, Bradly Teaford Cowan, by a sister, Margy Kroplin and by

a baby brother, Donald Schaurer. He retired after 46 years as a pressman for the Dayton Daily News. He was a longtime member of Happy Corner Church of the Brethren. He was inducted into the Northmont Sports Hall of Fame as a member of the 1947 Phillipsburg Thunderbolts State Runner-up Basketball Team. Deo is survived by his 6 children, Ronnie Schaurer, Randy (Sandy) Schaurer, Becky (Chuck) Cowan, Renee (Mike) McPeck, Robbie (Shelley) Schaurer and Shelley (Curt) George; 17 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; sister, June (Bill) Hoover and numerous other relatives and friends. Funeral services will be held 10:00 am Friday, Oct. 15 at the Happy Corner Church of the Brethren, 7037 Union Rd. Clayton, OH 45315, with burial to follow in Bethel Cemetery near Phillipsburg. Visitation will be held 5-7pm Thu. Oct. 14 at GILBERT-FELLERS FUNERAL HOME, 950 ALBERT ROAD, BROOKVILLE. If desired, donations may be made to Happy Corner Church of the Brethren. E-mail condolences may be sent by going online to

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