Michael John Schammel

Michael John Schammel

Birth
Rose Creek, Mower County, Minnesota, USA
Death 17 Apr 2008 (aged 78)
Rochester, Olmsted County, Minnesota, USA
Burial Miesville, Dakota County, Minnesota, USA
Memorial ID 26128087 · View Source
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A funeral for Michael John Schammel will be at 11 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Miesville, Minn., with the Rev. Jay Kythe officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery with military honors.

Mr. Schammel, 78, of Red Wing, died Thursday (April 17, 2008) at St. Marys Hospital in Rochester.

He was born Aug. 24, 1929, in Rose Creek, were he attended school. After graduating in 1947, he worked for the Rose Creek Creamery. On Feb. 5, 1951, he married Harriet Olson at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Miesville, Minn. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He owned and operated Schammel Oil Co. and Riverside 66 in Red Wing for many years. He was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Miesville, the Knights of Columbus, Leo C. Peterson American Legion Post No. 54, Burnson-Lillyblad VFW Post No. 1218 and the All Vets Honor Guard. An active volunteer, he drove for Meals on Wheels.

Survivors include his wife; three children, Jeanne (Steve) Lindstrom of Plum City, Wis., George (Pat) and Jim (Jeanne), both of Red Wing; 10 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; a brother, Arthur of Austin; two sisters, Bette Michels of Sauk Centre, Minn., and Sue (Pat) Geagan of Eagan, Minn.; He was preceded in death by a brother, three sisters and a granddaughter.

Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday at Mahn Family Funeral Home, Bodelson-Mahn Chapel, and an hour before the service Monday at the church.


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  • Created by: DaveVangsness
  • Added: 19 Apr 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 26128087
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Michael John Schammel (24 Aug 1929–17 Apr 2008), Find A Grave Memorial no. 26128087, citing Saint Josephs Catholic Church Cemetery, Miesville, Dakota County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by DaveVangsness (contributor 16959198) .