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Ivan Schottel
Birth: Oct. 11, 1921
Cosby
Andrew County
Missouri, USA
Death: Aug. 21, 2000
Saint Joseph
Buchanan County
Missouri, USA

Professional football player. After graduating from high school in King City, Missouri, he went to Northwest Missouri State. He enlisted in St. Mary's Pre-flight Naval Air Corps and played on their Air Devils service team in 1942. In 1943 he enlisted in the Army. After the war he played defensive back and end for the Detroit Lions in 1946 and 1948. In sixteen games over the two seasons, he made four receptions for a total gain of 147 yards and one touchdown. He had a 41.6 yard punting average. An injury late in 1948 ended his playing career. He began coaching football at the high school and college level at St. Benedict's and Northwest Missouri State, where he was head coach from 1963 to 1970. He retired from coaching in 1975 and finished his career in real estate. Ivan Estil Schottel was inducted into the athletic halls of fame in St. Benedictine College and Northwest Missouri State. (bio by: Mel Bashore) 
 
Burial:
Ashland Cemetery
Saint Joseph
Buchanan County
Missouri, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Mel Bashore
Record added: Dec 25, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 23548915
Ivan Schottel
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Ivan Schottel
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