Kenneth P. Schiller
08/27/1931 - 06/28/2020
Obituary for Kenneth P. Schiller
Kenneth P. Schiller, age 88, of Fairfield, passed away on Sunday, June 28, 2020. He was born August 27, 1931, in Chicago, Illinois, the son of the late Frank and Eva (nee Zabresky) Schiller.
Mr. Schiller was a veteran of the U. S. Marine Corps, serving aboard the USS St. Paul during the Korean War. He worked for over 40 years with the Illinois Bell Telephone Company. He was a life member of the VFW and former Vice Commander of Post 7446 in Addison, Illinois. He was a member of the Marine Corps League in Florida and was an active volunteer with the Toys for Tots Program. He enjoyed yearly reunions with his shipmates, antique cars and a good cigar.
Mr. Schiller is survived by his wife of 66 years, Joanne (nee Breese) Schiller; sons Robert (Heidi) Schiller and Mark Schiller; grandchildren Barry (April), Evan, Megan, and Olivia Schiller; and great-grandchildren Casey and Katelyn Schiller. Mr. Schiller was preceded in death by his brother Frank Schiller and his sister Irene Farr.
Visitation will take place at THE WEBSTER FUNERAL HOME, 3080 Homeward Way at Rt. 4, Fairfield on Tuesday, July 7, 2020, from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM. At 2:00 PM, full military honors will be conducted at the funeral home. Interment will take place at a later date in the Dayton, Ohio National Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Toys for Tots in Ken’s name. https://www.toysfortots.org/donate/forms/tribute/Default.aspx
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