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Larry Roger Schimmel

October 28, 1933 ~ January 7, 2022 (age 88)


Larry Roger Schimmel, passed away on January 7, 2022, at the age of 88.

Larry was born October 28, 1933, the son of Calvin and Verble (Adams) Schimmel. He served in the United States Army for 3 years in the 1950’s in the Army Security Agency.

Larry worked as a Postal Carrier in Dearborn and Dearborn Heights of 30 years, retiring in 1988. Larry and Irene moved to their permanent residence in Harbor Springs shortly after.

Larry was an avid Detroit sports fan. He played on a hockey team in Garden City and in Cheboygan until the age of 74. Larry was an outdoors enthusiast. He was a skier, rollerblader, hiker, and always was found working in his various gardens. He always had a smile on his face and was eager to discuss any topic of conversation.

He is survived by his wife, Irene Bauer Schimmel, of 54 years; his children, Kelly (Kelli) Schimmel, and Shari Cloud; sister, Jo Ann (Tom) Ryan; grandsons, Dan and Michael Schimmel; great-grandchildren; and his nieces and nephews who were all close to him.

He is preceded in death by his parents; and his brother, Bill Schimmel.

There are no services planned at this time. Friends wishing to make a charitable donation in memory of Larry are asked to please consider  (Running Strong for American Indian Youth) and American Veterans.

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