Harold A. Schaechter, 85

Harold A. Schaechter, 85, of Amelia, died Sept. 27, 2006. He was a retired salesman and a WWII veteran.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Ruth Gaskins.

He is survived by daughters, Anna Marie Chaney and Judith Lynn Meyer; grandchildren, Jennifer Lynn Allen, Amber Marie Hardman, Theodore Scott August Spears, Amanda Lynn Friedman, Andrew Lee Vornholt, Dara Meyer, and James Chaney; and eight great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Sept. 30 at the E.C. Nurre Funeral Home. Burial followed at the Pierce Township Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Downs Syndrome Association of Greater Cincinnati, 644 Linn Street, Cincinnati, OH, 45203.