Dalton K. Schaaf

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Thursday, June 2, 2022
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Secor Funeral Home
Willard, Ohio 44890

Dalton K. Schaaf, age 85, of New Haven, Ohio passed away on Saturday, May 28, 2022.  He was born on May 9, 1937 in Attica, Ohio to the late Donald and Jessie (Zellers) Schaaf.  Dalton was self-employed having previously owned a gas station, was a wrecker operator with AAA and repossessions, owned and managed Plymouth Auto Salvage and Schaaf Auto Sales, was a good auto body mechanic having painted and restored many automobiles.

He is survived by his daughter, Terrie Riley of Alexandria, Indiana; sons, John (April) Ellis of Attica, Ohio and Ric Ellis of Willard, Ohio; grandchildren, Sheena (Donald) May of Indiana; Miranda (Jared) Deboard of Greenwich, Ohio; J.T. Ellis of Plymouth, Ohio; Cara (Austin) Brubaker of Plymouth, Ohio; Eric (Brailyn) Ellis of Mansfield, Ohio; Madelynn Ellis of Toledo, Ohio; Maddie Shoup of Willard, Ohio and Keegan Shoup of Willard, Ohio; 10 great-grandchildren with two on the way; sister, Idonna and nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife, Joanne Kay Schaaf; brothers, Ernie, Larry and Robert and his faithful companion Chewbacca.

Visitation will be at Secor Funeral Home in Willard, Ohio on Thursday, June 2, 2022 from 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM with military rites at 6:00 PM.  Online condolences may be made to Dalton’s family by visiting www.secorfuneralhomes.com


Shelley Hershiser - Jun 1, 2022
So sorry to hear of Dalton's passing. Chewbacca and him were one of favorite customers. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
PAUL ZIMMERMAN - May 31, 2022
My sympathy to you in the passing of Dalton, I remember when he had the body shop here in New Washington. Then in later years, my wife and I would see him at Bob Evans with his little dog. He will be missed.
Karen - May 31, 2022
My condolences to Dalton's family. My husband knew Dalton as a man you could count on.
Sheila Burrows - May 31, 2022
John and Family, my thoughts and prayers are with you during this time of your loss. Love and prayers...
Joe Strausbaugh - May 30, 2022
Sympathy to Dalton's family. Dalton has been a friend for 55 years.
Pam Lucas Dwight - May 30, 2022
I'm so sorry to hear about Dalton's passing. Much love and many prayers to Ric and John and their families.
Rick and Connie Bores - May 30, 2022
Our sympathies to Dalton’s family. May he Rest In Peace 🙏🏻
- May 30, 2022
He's happy with God now
- May 30, 2022
He's happy with God now
Kay - May 29, 2022
One of a kind. RIP Dalton
Ray Bays - May 29, 2022
Thoughts and prayers for the family.
Mindy Utz - May 29, 2022
My deepest condolences.