Conrad Leo “Connie” Schissel

Conrad Leo “Connie” Schissel

Birth
Fort Atkinson, Winneshiek County, Iowa, USA
Death 26 Dec 2003 (aged 92)
Adams, Mower County, Minnesota, USA
Burial Adams, Mower County, Minnesota, USA
Memorial ID 11598066 · View Source
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OBITUARY-
Conrad "Connie" Leo Schissel, 92, of Adams, died Dec. 26, 2003, at the Adams Health Care Center in Adams, Minn.
Connie was born Dec. 30, 1910, to John and Mary Ann Schissel at Fort Atkinson, Iowa. His family moved to Adams in 1912, where his father purchased the grain elevator.
Connie attended Sacred Heart Grade School and graduated from Adams High School in 1927. He attended St. Mary's College in Winona and graduated from Notre Dame University in 1932. He returned to Adams in 1933 and managed the elevator with his brother, John. After selling the business in 1968, Connie worked for the Minnesota Tax Department until retiring in 1975.
Connie married Inez Uglum in 1939 at St. Augustine's Church in Austin. In the 1950s they purchased a cottage on Cannon Lake near Faribault, Minn., where they spent summers until their retirement. They then spent 17 winters in Mesa, Ariz. In 1996, they sold their 100-year-old Victorian home in Adams and moved to the Cedar Court Apartments.
Connie enjoyed hunting, fishing and golfing. He was one of the founding members of the Cedar River Country Club. He was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, the Elks, the Knights of Columbus, and the Lion's Club.
He was an avid reader and loved to watch sports on television. He always looked forward to visits from his children and grandchildren, and. was proud of them and all their accomplishments.
He is survived by his wife, Inez; his children, Ann (Ron) Lien of Rochester, Minn.; Robert (Linda) Schissel of Park Rapids, Minn.; and Jean (Dr. Ben) Norman of Ankeny, Iowa; eight grandchildren, Dr. Beth Schissel, Julie (Brian) O'Connell, Kris (Patrick) Donnelly, Kara Norman, Amy (Erik Fritsche) Lien, Alex Norman, Maren (Paul) Kunkel, and Jenny Lien; two great-grandchildren, Fiona Donnelly and Tara O'Connell.; one sister, Madonna Curtin of Blooming Prairie, Minn.; brother-in-law, Roy Torgerson of Adams, Minn.; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers and five sisters.
Visitation: 4 to 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 29, 2003, at Adams Funeral Home with a prayer service at 6:30 p.m. Monday.
Services: 11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2003, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Adams, Minn. with Father Gregory Leif officiating.
Interment: Sacred Heart Cemetery.



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  • Created by: K McAlister P
  • Added: 23 Aug 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11598066
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Conrad Leo “Connie” Schissel (30 Dec 1910–26 Dec 2003), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11598066, citing Sacred Heart Cemetery, Adams, Mower County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by K McAlister P (contributor 46787693) .