Name: Harry H. Schimmel
Birth: 2 MAR 1888 in Benton Township, McCook County, South Dakota
Death: 27 NOV 1948 in Mitchell, South Dakota
Burial: 1948 Spencer, South Dakota
Harry H. Schimmel, a life long resident of Benton township, died in the Methodist hospital at Mitchell, SD on November 27, 1948.
He had been ill for some time and during the last six weeks of his life had been a patient in the hospital.
The funeral service was Tuesday afternoon at St. Matthew’s Lutheran church in Spencer, SD with Rev. G. J. Gjerve of Rosholt, officiating. Burial was made in the Spencer cemetery.
The pall bearers were McKinley Schierholtz, George Schierholtz, Albert Samp, A.H. Forster, Chellis Hamaker, and Albert Brands.
Harry H. Schimmel was the youngest son of Valentine and Dora Schimmel, and was born on March 2, 1888 on a farm near Salem, SD in Benton township, McCook County, SD. All of his life was lived on that particular farm.
On June 3, 1906 he became a member of St. Matthew’s Lutheran church at Spencer, SD and on June 18, 1908 he was united in marriage with Lucy Mann.
To their union seven children were born, of whom one daughter and one son preceded their father in death.
He is survived by his widow; one daughter, Mrs. Lola Wilcox, of Spencer, SD; four sons, Maurice of Spencer, SD; Merle, Sumner and Glenn, all of Salem, SD; three grand children; one sister, Mrs. Margaret Frick of Trent; and two brothers, George and Peter Schimmel. Two brothers, Sam and John, preceded him in death.
Father: Valentine Schimmel
Mother: Dora Krebs
- Lola Schimmel b: 8 MAR 1909 in McCook County, SD
- Sumner C. Schimmel
- Merle F. Schimmel b: 30 MAR 1913
- Maurice Schimmel b: ABT. 1915
- Living Schimmel