Skip to content

February 5, 1944 - May 25, 2022

John Schertiger, 78, of San Mateo, California, passed away on May 25th, 2022.

John was born on February 5th 1944 to Robert LeRoy Schertiger and Mildred Goodwin in the city of Champaign, Illinois. After John graduated from Roane High in Kingston Tennessee, John joined the United States Navy in 1962 and proudly served on the USS Enterprise until 1966, afterwards joining the Naval reserve till 1968.

On March 1st 1969 John married Rosa Saelua, going on to have their only son, Robert Schertiger.

While married, John Schertiger obtained a masters degree in telecommunications from San Francisco State, and worked for Pacific Bell Telecom for over 30 years.

He was passionate about collecting coins, baseball cards, reading books and watching sports, especially his favorite teams: San Francisco 49ers and San Francisco Giants.

John Schertiger is survived by his wife Rosa Schertiger; his son Robert Schertiger; his daughter-in-law Christine Schertiger; his grandson Henry Schertiger, and newest grandchild (due later this year). He also leaves behind a sister Katherine Martinez.