WARREN, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Robert “Skip” Schwab, 75, passed away peacefully Tuesday morning, October 4, 2022 at his home surrounded by his family.

Robert was born on March 8, 1947 in Warren, Ohio, a son of the late Robert and Clara Schwab.

Skip attended Warren G. Harding High School.

He married his wife, Delleen Schwab, on November 4, 1968. They were blessed with 49 wonderful years of marriage.

Skip worked and retired from Brainard Strapping Steel Mill.

He attended Grace Fellowship Church.

He was a die-hard Cleveland Indians fan and never missed watching a game. He also loved the Ohio State Buckeyes and the Cleveland Browns. He enjoyed his old-time country music and the memories it brought back. He enjoyed his friends from McDonald’s and lifelong friends, Tony and Danny.

Skip is deeply missed by his two sons, Jeffery (Kim) Schwab of Wentzville, Missouri and Bob (Amy) of Champion; five grandchildren, Jason Scott Schwab, Robert Justin Schwab, Hannah Marie Schwab, Jenna Smith and Tanner Riffle; great-grandson, Jordan Allan Schwab and his brother, John Schwab.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Delleen Schwab; sister, Betty Russell and brother, Luther (Mick) Schwab.

A special thank you to Expand Health at Home and Traditions Health Palliative team for their excellent care and compassion provided to Skip and the family during his last months.

Family and friends may visit from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. on Friday, October 7, 2022 at Lane Family Funeral Homes, Roberts-Clark Chapel located at 180 Garfield Drive NE in Warren, with a memorial to follow at 2:00 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations, in memory of Skip, to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or visit their website at St.jude.org.

Family and friends may send their heartfelt condolences by visiting www.lanefuneralhomes.com 

To send flowers to the family of Robert, please visit our floral store.

A television tribute will air Thursday, October 6 at the following approximate times: 5:17 a.m. on WKBN, 8:39 a.m. on FOX, 5:21 p.m. on WYTV and 6:35 p.m. on MyYTV.