Maurice Joseph Schade, of Pauls Valley, was born March 12, 1938 in Krebs, Oklahoma to Maurice Anthony Schade and Genevieve (DeJacimo) Schade.
He passed away March 9, 2014 in Pauls Valley, Oklahoma at the age of 75 years.
He earned a Bachelor of Science Degree from East Central University in Ada and later earned his Master's of Sciences Degree in Biology from the University of Oklahoma and had worked as a high school teacher and college professor teaching biology and mathematics.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Maurice Anthony and Genevieve Schade; and in 1968, his brother, Michael Charles Schade. Surviving family include his daughter, Maurice Ann Jones; and his son, Michael Anthony Schade, both of Norman; as well as five grandchildren, Shannon Lee, Christy Hall, Rachel Jones, Dalton Jones, and Genevieve Schade, as well as four great-grandchildren, Samuel and Cooper Hanchett, Lola Jones, and Everett Hall. He is also survived by other extended family and numerous friends that he considered family.
Maurice will be missed but his family and friends take comfort in that he has been reunited with his family and has been released from his long bout with suffering and pain.
A memorial service will be conducted in Norman, Oklahoma at St. John’s Episcopal Church (235 W. Duffy Street, Norman, OK 73069) on Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 2:00 pm. We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the family's guestbook at the top of this page.