Joseph Patrick “Joey” Schlader, 21, a resident of Davenport, died Monday, Feb. 6, 2012 in Davenport.
Funeral services and a Mass of Christian Burial for Joey will 10:00 a.m. Friday, February 10, 2012 at Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church, 4105 N. Division St. Davenport. Burial will take place in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Davenport. Visitation will be Thursday from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m. at the Halligan McCabe DeVries Funeral Home with a prayer service offered at 4:00 p.m. to begin the visitation.
Joseph Patrick Schlader was born on January 3, 1991 in Davenport, a son of John and Diane (Gaynor) Schlader. He was a 2009 graduate of Davenport North High School where he excelled in baseball and academics.
Family was a major part of Joey’s life. He enjoyed spending time with them and he brought warmth and lit up the room with his dimples and smile. He also enjoyed spending time with his family in their Northern Wisconsin cabin, and fishing and pheasant hunting. Joey had a passion for sports, especially baseball, basketball, golf, and ping pong, and was an avid fan of the Minnesota Vikings, Iowa Hawkeyes, and Chicago Cubs.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family to establish a memorial at a later date.
Joey is survived by his parents: John and Diane Schlader, Davenport; siblings, Justin (Ashley) Schlader, Waukee, IA , and Jenna (Alan McCain) Schlader, Davenport; nieces Sophia and Emma Schlader; paternal grandmother, Mary Schlader, Dubuque; uncles and aunts: Dan (Katie) Schlader, VA, Ron (Julie) Schlader, Dubuque, David (Melissa) Schlader, KS, Cathy Schlader, Waukee, IA, Debbie (Howie) Lehman, Davenport, and JoAnn (Ron Olinger) Jurisic, Dubuque; cousins, Lindsay, Jaclyn, Neil, Dean, Natalie, Amara, Nicholas, Isabel, Maddie, Ryan, Heather, Melissa, Chad, Shannon, Amy, and Timmy.
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents: John and Mary Gaynor and his paternal grandfather, Donald Schlader. May they rest in peace. Online remembrances and condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting Joey’s obituary at www.hmdfuneralhome.com.