DUNNELL, Minn.–Funeral services for Edwin Schendel, 85, of Dunnell, Minn., and formerly of Ringsted, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 15, 2007, at the Henry-Olson Funeral Chapel in Estherville with Pastor Steven Wilson officiating. Interment will be held at Lake Fremont Township Cemetery in Dunnell, Minn.
Visitation will be held from 4-7 p.m. today at the funeral chapel in Estherville.
He died Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2007, at the Fairmont Medical Center in Fairmont, Minn.
Edwin Schendel the son of Otto and Ella (Bettin) Schendel was born Nov. 4, 1922, in Ringsted.
He received his education in Ringsted schools.
On Oct. 13, 1951, he was united in marriage to Beverly Wertz at the Little Brown Church in Nashua. Following their marriage the couple farmed near Dunnell, Jackson and Windom, Minn. Beverly died on July 1, 1991.
For hobbies, Edwin enjoyed reading, watching the news, politics, spending time with his family and taking care of his dog, Oscar Meyer.
Left to cherish Edwin's memory are his children, Julie Schendel of Indianola; Connie Blocker and her husband, Jim and their children, Andrea and Nathan of Fort Dodge; Nancy Schendel of Estherville; Tim Schendel and his daughter, Brooke of Sioux Falls, S.D.; sisters, Ruby Keyser and her husband, Roscoe of Apache Junction, Ariz.; Laura Swanson and her husband, John of Mountain Lake, Minn.; and one brother, Melvin Schendel and his wife, Mary of St. Cloud, Minn.
He was preceded in death by his wife, daughters, Patty and Vickie, parents and three sisters.
Online condolences may be sent to www.henryolsonfuneral.com