Frank William Schober 10/3/1923--- 4/13/2014
Frank William Schober, age 90, of Minor Heights, Alabama, departed this earth on Sunday, April 13th, 2014. He was predeceased by his loving wife of 55 years, Annie Majerik Schober, and his eldest daughter Patricia Ann Schober. He leaves behind his sons William "Bill" A. Schober (Cheryl) and Donald R. Schober, as well as four daughters: Bernadette Schober Diamond (Mike), Catherine Schober Forsythe, Doris Schober Moody (Eddy), and Janie Schober Ingram (Jerrold). He is also survived by his 10 grandchildren: Andy Schober (Jennifer), Adam Schober (Crystal), Capt. Christopher Harding (USAF) (Katie), Matthew Moody (Sarah), Jennifer Forsythe, Jonathan Moody (Luisa), Bert Forsythe, Daniel Moody, Alex Forsythe, and Brett Bolton. Surviving great-grandchildren are Mason Schober, Elli Schober, Noah Schober, Hannah Harding, Sofia Moody, and Christopher Harding. The family expresses grateful appreciation for the loving and professional care provided by his niece Margaret Moody. Mr. Schober retired from U.S. Steel after 42 years of service. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and served during World War II. Among his many accomplishments he was instrumental in establishing the Minor Heights Fire District, and served as its first board chairman. He loved playing music on his accordion and keyboard, and sharing it on his Grandpa Schober website. He also enjoyed woodworking, tinkering with and building clocks, fishing, and gardening. He was a longtime devoted member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church, 301 Shamrock Trail, Adamsville, where services will be held on Wednesday, April 16th. Visitation will be at the church from 12:30 p.m. until 2 p.m. with funeral Mass immediately following. The Very Reverend Vernon F. Huguley will celebrate the Mass of Christian Burial. Burial will follow at Highland Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers please consider making donations in his memory to one of Mr. Schober's favorite and longtime supported charities, Little Sisters of the Poor, Mobile, AL or to a charity
of your choice. Bell Funeral Home Forestdale directing.
Welcome to my Original Midi Files
My name is Frank W Schober. I am an 90 year old retired machinist from Birmingham, Alabama. My wonderful wife died 12/18/00, just 8 days before our 55th wedding anniversary (12/26/00). We have seven children and twelve grandchildren.
All MIDI on this site are sequenced by me by ear from MEMORY during my 90 years. I do not read music. These are what I have played and enjoyed during my lifetime and is a hobby only. All MIDI sequences are for personal listening only and are not to be used for any commercial purpose or public performance. PLEASE DO NOT LINK TO ANY FILES AT THIS SITE!
There is no intent to infringe on any COPYRIGHT and if anything on my page is in violation I will remove same on notification and PROOF from owner.
Music has been said to calm the savage beast. God's greatest gift to us is our faith. Music would be a close second and it gives me great pleasure to share my musical talent with the world. I hope you enjoy my page of MIDI and will return often. My special thanks to The Duchess for her gracious help in design and graphics as well as teaching me. THANKS ANNE. God Bless.
My computer equipment, HP Pavilion 224GB, Windows XP with a 19" HP monitor, Microtek Scanmaker 6800, Epson 2200 color photo printer, Bose speakers. Current MIDI keyboards, Yamaha PSR 9000 and Technics 7000 keyboard.
My interests are
Playing music, woodwork, building and repairing clocks, and gardening.
My philosophy is
"Our life is God's gift to us; what we make of our life is our gift to God."
Please meet my family
Musical salute to the Armed Forces