James F. “Jim” Schimmel

March 9, 2017

James F. “Jim” Schimmel, 83, of rural Frankfort, died March 9, 2017 at I.U. Health Hospital, Lafayette, Ind.  Born December 26, 1933 in Warren County, Ind., to Roy E. & Audrey (Evans) Schimmel.  He married Linda Lou Bartley on October 2, 1954 and she preceded him in death on November 30, 2016. Mr. Schimmel attended Kirklin High School.  He worked for ALCOA Aluminum Factory, National Homes and Dave Michaels Construction.  James was a lifetime member of the Eagles Lodge.  He enjoyed gardening, hunting, fishing, horses, bird watching and especially enjoyed his family.

Visitation and Services

Visitation will be 2-4 p.m. Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at Goodwin Funeral Home. Services will begin a 4 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Bunnell Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Indiana Horse Rescue, envelopes will be available.

Survived by:

3 Daughters: Sherry D. (Shane L.) Vanlandingham of Lebanon, Cordilia J. “Cordy” Boyer of Frankfort and Carolyn S. Shepherd of Mulberry, 1 Son: James F. Schimmel Jr. of rural Frankfort, 2 Brothers: William ‘Bill’ Schimmel of rural Frankfort and Roy T. ‘Tom’ (Ruth) Schimmel of rural Lafayette, Sister: Gloria Hite of Frankfort, 10 Grandchildren and several Great Grandchildren.

Preceded by:

In addition to his parents and his wife, he was preceded in death by a great grandson, Wyatt Alan Fausett and a son-in-law, Garry Boyer.


Leave your Condolences

12 Condolences for “James F. “Jim” Schimmel”

  1. Lori Snyder March 10, 2017 at 7:51 pm

    So sorry for your loss Jim. Prayers for you and your family.

  2. Kim Wiles March 10, 2017 at 8:49 pm

    Carolyn so sorry to hear about your dad. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers. Kim Leach Wiles.

  3. Allen March 11, 2017 at 9:21 am

    The Lord took home a good man! I will always remember his laughter and smile. You all are in our thoughts and prayers. Fly high uncle Jim!

    Love Ryan, Andrea, Kenadee and Aubree

  4. Tina Van Briggle March 11, 2017 at 11:13 am

    So sorry, thoughts and prayers are with the family. From the Van Briggle’s

  5. Rebecca Alquezada March 11, 2017 at 5:03 pm

    Jim & family,we are so sorry for the loss of your father,thoughts and prayers for you all during this difficult time!!

  6. Kenny and Sandy Dragoo March 11, 2017 at 5:10 pm

    So sorry to hear of the loss of your brother. You’ve been through so much lately, but God will wrap you in His arms and see you through. Our thoughts, prayers and love are with you and your family as you walk this valley.

  7. Valerie March 12, 2017 at 11:45 pm

    Jimmy … I’m so sorry for your loss. Hugs.

  8. Cathy Hurless March 13, 2017 at 7:44 am

    I’m so very sorry for your loss. Prayers be with your family

  9. Bill & Lora Layton March 13, 2017 at 10:52 am

    Jim Shimmel Family–so sorry for your loss. We used to rent his pasture for our cattle many years ago.

  10. Carol Meredith March 14, 2017 at 10:51 am

    So sorry for your loss, my thoughts and prayers are with the Schimmel family. Prayers for you all at this difficult time. Love you all!

  11. Mark March 15, 2017 at 11:33 am

    Sherry, sorry to hear about your father. Thoughts and prayers are with you.

  12. Jane Werner March 18, 2017 at 1:13 am

    So sorry for your loss Sherrie, Cordy, Carolyn and Jimmy. You will be in my thoughts and Prayers.

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