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In Memory of
Natalie Jo Schaublin
March 14, 1963 - April 24, 2019

Visitation:
Tuesday, April 30th from 3-8 p.m. at Harlem Road United Methodist Church

Service:
Wednesday, May 1st 10:30 a.m. at Harlem Road United Mehtodist Church

Natalie Jo Schaublin, age 56, passed away on Wednesday April 24, 2019. Visitation will be from 3:00pm to 8:00pm Tuesday April 30 at Harlem Road United Methodist Church (5520 Harlem Road Galena, Ohio 43021). Her funeral service will be at 10:30am Wednesday May 1, 2019 at Harlem Road United Methodist Church.

Natalie was born March 14, 1963 in Lima, Ohio; she was the daughter of Thomas and Carolyn Frail. She was a 1981 graduate of Lima Shawnee High School, 1985 graduate of Bowling Green State University and earned her Masters Degree from The Ohio State University. For 30 years, Natalie dedicated her time to her passion, teaching. She spent the beginning of her career at the University of Northwestern Ohio, 14 years at Southeast Career Center (Columbus), and the last 17 years at Westerville North High School. She was the Business Education Department Head, taught various business and computer classes, and ran the school store at Westerville North. Over the years, many students walked into her classroom at the beginning of the year dreading having to take a boring business class, and would end the year wanting to pursue a business degree in college. She had a gift for teaching students, helping them realize their potential; she believed in them and in turn they believed in themselves.

Other than teaching, Natalie was passionate about The Ohio State University Buckeyes and watching her boys compete in all of the various athletics they participated in over the years. She spent countless hours at little league games, track meets, lacrosse tournaments, football, basketball, etc. She was Matt and Kevins number one fan.

Natalies presence was rare and beautiful. Her smile would light up a room, and her joy would fill the air. She was marked by unconditional love and selflessness - always willing to put anothers needs before her own. She was kind and gentle (except towards Xichigan fans), caring and fun. We miss her so much already she is irreplaceable. Getting to know and love Natalie was the greatest gift.

Natalie and her husband Mike shared 30 beautiful years of marriage together. She is survived by her husband, Michael Mike Schaublin; two sons, Matt (Katie) Schaublin, and Kevin Schaublin; sister, Laurie (Jason) Waltz; mother-in-law, Rosemarie Schaublin; sister-in-law, Kathi (Brian) Willeke; nieces and nephews, Tom (Nicole) Waltz, Katy Jo Waltz, Chris (Courtney) Willeke, Scott Willeke; as well as many friends that have become like family over the years.

Natalie was preceded in death by her mother, Carolyn Frail; father, Thomas Frail.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may go to the ALS Association (Central and Southern Ohio Chapter), the Alzheimers Association of Central Ohio, or Harlem Road United Methodist Church

Condolences

Mary Yerina

Apr 27, 2019

 

Beth Nortz

Apr 29, 2019

Dear Mike, Matt and Kevin, We were so sad to learn of Natalie's death. She was a kind and classy woman and number "1" fan of Matt and Kevin! Our condolences to the family. Please know that Natalie and the family are in our prayers. Love, Beth and Greg Cowles

 

Kevin Foltz

Apr 29, 2019

Mike, my thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family at this difficult time. May God ease your pain and sorrow. My condolences.

 

Babette Hatcher

Apr 29, 2019

When our daughter Beth died a friend sent me this." Grief I've learned, is really just love. It's all the love you want to give, but cannot. All that unspent love gathers up in your throat and in that hollow part of your chest. Grief is love with no place to go." In time the grief is still there but the memories make you smile more and cry less. Babette and Bernie Hatcher (Brit Donahue's grandparents)

 

Steve Click

Apr 29, 2019

Natalie and I went to high school together. We ran into one another at a gas station, many years later, and she asked if I would come and speak to her government class. She was a great teacher and a wonderful person when we were in school. Very sorry for your loss. Will keep you and your family in our thoughts and prayers. Steve & Lori Click

 

John Kusan

Apr 29, 2019

Hello Mike, Matt & Kevin, We are so sorry for your loss of Natalie. Natalie was a special woman and always had a smile full of sunshine. We know that Natalie was always proud of you three good guys and she will continue looking over you. Keep the faith and continue in Natalie's footsteps as she is still with you in spirit. We send our condolences, prayers and best wishes to the Schaublins. Please ask and let us know if you need anything. Charlene, John, Josh, Caitlin & Steve, and Casey Kusan

 

Marlene Andersen

Apr 29, 2019

Mike, I was so sorry to hear that Natalie has passed. I had the privilege of knowing both you and sweet Natalie for a few short weeks. In that time I could see the great love and caring you both had for each other. I wish I could have spent more time helping you and Natalie and getting to know you better. Know that my prayers are with you and your family. May you all find peace as you cope with your loss. Take Care, God Bless, Marlene, caregiver for Joe Govern