Barbara S. Schimmel

July 4, 2011

Barbara Sue Schimmel 77, of rural Frankfort, died at 8:16 a.m. July 4, 2011 at I.U. Health Arnett, Lafayette, IN. Born February 15, 1934 in Indianapolis, IN to the late Lewis Glen & Ethel Jane (Parnell) Sloan. She married William R. Schimmel on September 17, 1948 and he survives. Mrs. Schimmel moved to Frankfort at an early age and attended Frankfort Schools. She worked for Schimmel Trucking Company for 19 years. She also worked at Peter Paul & Zachary for 8 years. Mrs. Schimmel was a former member of the Eagles Auxiliary.

Visitation and Services

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday July, 8, 2011 at the Goodwin Funeral Home. Burial will be in Whiteman Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Riley Hospital Foundation, envelopes will be available.

Survived by:

Husband: William R. Schimmel of rural Frankfort 2 Daughters: Debby (Ken) Doty of Crawfordsville and Pam (Jim) Goss of rural Frankfort 1 Sister: Nancy Fife of Frankfort 4 Grandchildren: Bryan (Jen) Doty-Wheaton, IL, Kevin Radcliff-Frankfort, IN, Durree (Mike) Berrisford-Crawfordsville, IN and Andrea (Ryan) Allen-Delphi, IN 6 Great Grandchildren: Clayton, Logan, Ethan, Kenadee, Owen and Aubree

Preceded by:

She was preceded in death by her parents, an infant daughter Sonja and a half brother, Charles Peters.


7 Condolences for “Barbara S. Schimmel”

  1. Arland Altic July 5, 2011 at 8:01 pm

    My condolences to all the family …I am sorry to have to read this in the paper, as this was a sweet lady that I came to respect and really like …The whole family is good to any one they meet..Am sadden that this has happen to the family ..I do feel your grief and sorrow … Will say a prayer for all of you …. Again my condolences…

  2. Darla K. (Rice) Reed July 6, 2011 at 7:51 am

    My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. I know how hard it is to lose a parent. If you ever want to call me, my cell phone number is 765-650-8262.
    In Christian Love,
    James and Darla (Rice) Reed
    I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith.
    2 Timothy 4:7

  3. Rosa Lapham Cameron July 6, 2011 at 7:41 pm

    Dear Debby and family,
    So sorry you lost your dear mother. You will be in my prayers.
    Rosa Cameron

  4. Brandi Huffer McCoy July 7, 2011 at 10:47 am

    Jim, Pam, Kevin & Andrea,
    I’m so sorry for your loss, you are all in my thoughts and prayers.
    Brandi (Huffer) McCoy

  5. Danni (Click) Knowles July 7, 2011 at 3:08 pm

    I am sorry to hear of the loss of your mom. She is in a place where there is no pain only joy. May your loss heal and remember all the times you had with her and now cherish the time with your Dad.

  6. Linda Weeks July 7, 2011 at 6:01 pm

    Debby and family,
    I am so sorry for your loss. Losing a parent is so very hard. I remember your parents and how kind they were to me whenever I visited. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
    Linda Weeks and family

  7. Bill and Lora Layton July 12, 2011 at 9:08 am

    To you and all of your family, so sorry for the loss of your sister.
    Lora Layton

Please fill out this form to contact the staff of Goodwin Funeral Home. We will respond to your message as soon as possible.

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Family Information Guide

Goodwin Funeral Home obituaries are created from information contained in the Family Information Guide.

The Family Information Guide is a no-cost service provided by Goodwin Funeral Home for families and individuals who wish to record their personal information during the funeral preplanning process.

Begin your Family Information Guide today. Learn more about preparing yourself and loved ones for difficult and emotional decisions in the future.

Start my Family Information Guide

Funeral Arrangement Planner

Begin planning a funeral with our simple funeral arrangement planner.

The funeral arrangement planner was created to help guide you through the basic steps of planning a funeral. You may send your funeral plans to our office with any questions you may have about the funeral planning process.

Funeral Arrangement Planner