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Zoey Sterling Schendel
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Birth: Dec. 1, 2010
Johnson County
Kansas, USA
Death: Apr. 25, 2011
Franklin County
Kansas, USA

An extenstion cord connected to a space heater may have been the cause of a fire that caused the deaths of Bryce Schendel, 26, Ayden Best, 5, Jace D. Best, 4, and Zoey S. Schendel, born just five months ago.

The childrens' mother, Ashley Schendel and 10 yr old sister, Alexis Best were able to escape. They were taken to the hospital.


Zoey Sterling Schendel, age four months, of Richmond, Kansas, died Monday, April 25, 2011. She was born on Wednesday, December 1, 2010, in Olathe, Kansas. She was the daughter of Bryce Sterling and Ashley Loree (Kirkland) Schendel.

Zoey was always smiling, and thought it was so much fun chewing on her toes and sleeping on daddy. She is now resting-in- peace in her daddy's loving arms.

Zoey is survived by her: Mother-Ashley Loree Schendel of Richmond, Kansas; Sister-Alexis Kaye Best of Richmond, Kansas; Grandparents-Robert and Katie Kirkland; Jay and Terri Schendel; Brenda Weller; Great-Grandparents-Alan and Sharon Schendel; Aunt-Alissa S. Best-Caswell and her husband, Dusty, of Waverly, Kansas and Great Uncle-Ralph Keyse of Lane, Kansas.

Zoey is preceded in death by her: Father-Bryce Sterling Schendel; Brother-Jace D. Best; Sister-Ayden L. Best; Sister-Riley Page Schendel; Grandparents-Mr. & Mrs. Louis Schendel; Grandparents-Mr. & Mrs. Ervin Graul; Gt. Grandmother-Linda M. Glick; Gt. Grandfather-Raymond E. Weller, Sr. and Gt.Uncle-Thomas E. Weller.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, May 2, 2011, at Ottawa University Chapel, 1001 S. Cedar, in Ottawa, with burial at Richmond Cemetery in Richmond, Kansas. Family will meet with friends from 3:00 to 5:00 Sunday afternoon at Ottawa University Chapel. The family suggests memorial contributions to Schendel-Best Memorial Fund, c/o Dengel & Son Mortuary, 235 S. Hickory, Ottawa, Kansas 66067.
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  Bryce Sterling Schendel (1985 - 2011)
Richmond Cemetery
Franklin County
Kansas, USA
Created by: Marilyn
Record added: Apr 25, 2011
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Zoey Sterling Schendel
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