Darrell E. Schudel

Born: Fri., Sep. 13, 1940
Died: Sat., Dec. 2, 2017


4:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Wed., Dec. 06, 2017
Location: Montpelier - East Main St.

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Thu., Dec. 07, 2017
Location: St. John's Lutheran Church

Graveside Service

11:00 AM Fri., Dec. 08, 2017
Location: Troy Township Cemetery

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Darrell E. Schudel, 77, of West Unity passed away Saturday afternoon at Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers in Montpelier.  He was born on September 13, 1940 in Toledo to Herman Edward and Isabel P. (Stickles) Schudel.  Darrell graduated from Swanton High School.  He proudly served his country in the United States Army.

Darrell was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Montpelier, he was active in the Men’s Group and enjoyed being a part of the annual Sausage Stand during Bean Days.  In 1996 Darrell retired from AT&T in West Unity after more than 35 years as a technician.  After his retirement he continued to do private telephone servicing.  Darrell enjoyed spending time with his family, woodworking, and being involved in his grandchildren’s activities.

He is survived by two sons, Brad (Lori) Schudel of Sturgis, Michigan and Mike (Michelle) Schudel of Montpelier; four grandchildren, Leslie (Jake) Wilson, Tyler Schudel, Megan Kreischer, and Austin Schudel; one great grandchild Piper Wilson; and two brothers, Paul (Mary) Schudel of Ormand Beach, Florida and Jim (Kathy) Schudel of Swanton, Ohio.

Darrell was preceded in death by his parents and sister Linda Soles.

Visitation for Darrell will be Wednesday, December 6th from 4-7pm at the Thompson Funeral Home on Main Street in Montpelier.  Services will be on Thursday at 11am at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Montpelier with Pastor Paul Gruetter to officiate.  Military Honors will be presented by the Montpelier Veterans at the church.  Graveside services will be on Friday at 11am at the Troy Township Cemetery in Luckey, Ohio.  Memorial contributions may be given to St. John’s Men’s Group.

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Tod Perry
   Posted Tue December 05, 2017
Darrell was a long time customer of mine at Jim Schmidt Chevy in Hicksville, but more than that I considered him a good friend who was very easy to talk with. So sorry for your loss! Tod Perry

Mr. and Mrs. Rodger D. Dickens
   Posted Tue December 05, 2017
Our deepest sympathy to the Family and friends of Darrell. He was a great person to work with at West Unity all those years. He will be missed but will always be part of our memories. Again, our condolences from Saitama-Shi, Japan.

Trever Zimmerman & family
   Posted Wed December 06, 2017
I'm sorry for your loss Mike and family

Amy Carlin
   Posted Wed December 06, 2017
So Sorry to hear of the passing of Darrell. Great person and a heart of gold. I know he will be dearly missed. I will always treasure his kindness, honesty and the memory of his full hearted laugh. Thoughts and prays with his family in hopes that the hole left behind in your hearts may be filled with wonderful memories of Darrell and his life.

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