March 25, 2007
202 W. Maple Street Willard OH 44890 3/29/2007 17:00:00
202 W. Maple Street Willard OH 44890 3/30/2007 11:00:00
Franklin Edward Schiffel, age 85, resident of Willard, passed away on Sunday, March 25, 2007 in Crestwood Care Center in Shelby, Ohio. He was born on December 1, 1921 to the late Stephen and Pauline (Habakus) Schiffel and had been a life long Willard resident. He is a 1941 graduate of Willard High School and enlisted in the US Navy in 1942 serving three years during WWII. He retired in 1983 as a floor inspector from the former Standard Tube Company in Shelby. He was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church in Willard and the Willard V.F.W Post.
He is survived by two daughters and a son-in-law, Ruth Ann and Bill Armatrout of Willard; and Marsha Schiffel of Medina; one son and daughter-in-law, James E. and Mardell Schiffel of Willard; six grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; and one brother, Steve Schiffel of Mansfield. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his wife Virginia E. (Reese) Schiffel on September 6, 2006; four brothers; and four sisters.
Friends may call at the Secor Funeral Home in Willard on Thursday, March 29, 2007 from 5-8 PM. Funeral services will be held at the funeral home on Friday at 11:00 AM with Pastor Jerry Rhea officiating. Burial will be in the Trinity Lutheran Cemetery in Willard, Ohio. Memorial expressions can be made to the Trinity Lutheran Church. Online condolences can be made to the family at www.secorfuneralhome.com