Myles M. Schimmel

January 20, 2015

Myles Manson Schimmel 57, of Kilmore, Ind., died at 9:30 a.m. at his home on January 20, 2015, following a brief illness. He was born June 2, 1957 in Frankfort to George and Gloria (Thompson) Schimmel.  A 1974 graduate of Frankfort High School, he attended Purdue University. Myles was a 25 year associate at Subaru of Indiana, working on the Subaru testing line. He was a lifelong Kilmore resident. He loved to fish in the upper peninsula of Michigan and enjoyed his Willys Jeep. Myles enjoyed all the times with his family and was admired and looked up to by many.

Visitation and Services

Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Friday, January 23, 2015 at Goodwin Funeral Home. Services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, January 24th at the funeral home. Craig Overman of the Kilmore United Methodist Church will officiate. Burial will be in Kilmore Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Clinton County Cancer Fund.

Survived by:

2 Sons: Levi (Reno) Schimmel and Josh Schimmel both of Kilmore, 1 Daughter: Kylee Schimmel of Lafayette, Parents: George & Gloria Schimmel of Frankfort, Sister: Tonia (Kevin) Parrish of Angola, 3 Grandchildren: Layla Schimmel, Charley and Koltin Minor.

Preceded by:

his maternal and paternal grandparents and his dog, Stevie.


27 Condolences for “Myles M. Schimmel”

  1. Reta Cambridge Wallace January 21, 2015 at 6:46 pm

    George and Gloria – so sorry to hear that Myles passed away. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers!

  2. Don and Debbie Baker January 21, 2015 at 7:54 pm

    To all of Myles family, we are very sorry to hear of his passing. Will always remember him at wrestling events with the kids. May God give each one of you peace and comfort during this sad time.

  3. Jimmy Impson January 21, 2015 at 8:02 pm

    Prayers for the family and my empathy! Myles taught me to play “Lean on Me” on the piano. Thanks for the memories Myles!

  4. Kelly Kennedy January 21, 2015 at 9:20 pm

    Sorry to hear this. Thoughts are with the family. Hugs!

  5. Kenneth Laughner January 21, 2015 at 9:31 pm

    Very sorry for your loss, but knowing he is in a better and beautiful and peaceful heaven, knowing he feels no pain and no sorrows. He will be gratefully missed, but only for a while and then we will see him for eternity. Only here for a while, later is greater.

  6. Tanisha Ramos January 21, 2015 at 9:41 pm

    My thoughts and prayers are with you Levi, Josh, Rissa, Reno, and all your family during this tough time. I send my love to you all…Rest In Peace Scrunch!!!

  7. Birdie January 21, 2015 at 9:57 pm

    I love you Daddy, I bet Stevie’s waiting at the gates for you to take him on a ride. I can’t wait to see you again someday. Until then, please watch over our family from above as you did on earth.
    My eternal love,
    Kylee Marissa Schimmel, Rissa, Reha…Birdie <3

  8. Mike and Teresa Scott January 22, 2015 at 5:30 am

    Our sincere condolences for your family. Prayers for you that you find peace in knowing that your dad is with the Lord. Thinking of you.

  9. Dick & Donna Ticen January 22, 2015 at 9:17 am

    George, Gloria & family-so sorry to hear of your loss. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers.

  10. Sue Marshall Wright January 22, 2015 at 9:51 am

    I am so sorry to hear about your son. My thoughts and prayers are with you. God Bless.

  11. Marci Millikan McQuern January 22, 2015 at 10:05 am

    Although no words can make it go away, I am sorry for the pain your family had to endure. Only those who have been through the fight of a loved one with cancer know that pain and anguish.. We just have to wake up and go on because that’s what our loved one would want… Remember, this is just our temporary home and we will get to see our loved ones that have passed again. May God help all of you to find the strength everyday to move forward. Myles will always be with you in your heart every single day… Take care of yourselves …

  12. Mike Davis Sr January 22, 2015 at 10:43 am

    So very sorry for your loss, a good man gone way too soon.

  13. Shane Ewing January 22, 2015 at 10:45 am

    Levi and Family,

    Sorry to hear about your loss. Thinking of you all during this difficult time!

  14. Russell Thompson {uncle} January 22, 2015 at 10:59 am

    Man do I miss you. I know your remains are here, but your I think your Spirit is in the U.P. waiting on some friends. They have always that place is GODS PLACE so catch a BIG one for me. LOVE YA.

  15. John Scott and Family January 22, 2015 at 8:11 pm

    Your family is in our prayers and as you know he was a great man and left a lot of wonderful memories with everyone who knew him.

  16. Rachael Siddall January 23, 2015 at 10:00 am

    I’m so sorry for your loss. My prayers are with all of you. I love you Kylee

  17. Kim Shanks January 23, 2015 at 10:37 am

    Josh so sorry for your loss, I know he was not only your dad but also best friend. I know words can not help right now but just be glad he did not suffer, lung cancer sucks!! Bryan will be glad to have a new fishing buddy!

  18. Michael Davis January 23, 2015 at 12:18 pm

    My heart goes out to my Schimmel family. Even though it’s been many years since I’ve seen any of you, I hold you all in my thoughts. I have fond memories of Christmases and the summertime Schimmel reunions at the Frankfort park. Peace be with you Myles. George and Gloria you are in my thoughts and prayers.

  19. Alfee January 23, 2015 at 4:06 pm

    My thoughts and prayer are with all of you in this time of loss.

  20. Josh Birge January 23, 2015 at 6:37 pm

    Bub and Levi my thoughts and prayers are with you and your families. I know you guys have lost not only your dad but your bestfriend. He made many people smile and laugh and with that made many friends. Love you guys…rest easy Myles

  21. raymond marcum January 23, 2015 at 7:03 pm

    So sorry to hear of Myles’ passing. I worked with him for 22 years at Subaru. He was a blast to be around and one of the company’s best workers. He will surely be missed. His dad said it best tonight at the funeral home. “The only one that came out good over this was god, he got a good one”. I met his two sons also, they were so like him, proud, good looking men. A sweet mom and his dad was so like Myles, laughing & joking.

  22. Juli Barker January 23, 2015 at 7:05 pm

    I will always have fond memories of my cousin, Myles and I running around and playing as kids. May God grant you eternal peace!

  23. Belinda Gentry Magill January 24, 2015 at 8:23 am

    Gloria, George, Tonya, my sympathies to you all on the passing of Myles. Mom is not doing well so I am so sorry we will not be coming over today for the services. We are there in thought and in our hearts. I will bring Mom over for a visit as soon as possible. I’ll always remember Myles as one of the funniest people I knew. God be with you all during this difficult time.

  24. Brett Porter January 24, 2015 at 2:48 pm

    Mr. And Mrs Schimmel, Growing up so near Kilmore and hanging out with Myles was a privilege. He was always so much fun to be with. I remember when he spent the summer in Japan. The day he came home I gave him a bag of rice. He was so happy to see that after a summer fill with a lot of rice he threw it at me, but we had a good laugh.

    I hope one day your pain and sorrow will turn to grateful memories of having such a great son.

  25. Mike and Mary Boruta January 25, 2015 at 6:04 am

    To the entire Schimmel family, your in our thoughts and prayers. Your Michigan Cousins (Family of Isabelle Stewart Amthor) Mike and Mary Boruta

  26. John & Sandra Stewart Cox January 25, 2015 at 3:57 pm

    Dear George and Gloria, Tonya, Linda & Dave, Myles’ kids and grandkids (whom I’ve never met but we are cousins!) and and all our families,
    We are deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Myles. We are praying for your comfort. Myles was a favorite cousin of mine growing up! What memories we all have! How glad I am for those times shared when we were kids, at Stewart family Thanksgivings or hanging out at one another’s homes out in the country listening to records or delivering bales of hay when we were kids, as well as a few brief but precious visits in recent years. One of those visits was when I stopped by your house, George and Gloria, and Myles came over to visit. That was terrific! Also, my dad, George F. Stewart got to visit with Myles once, who recognized him (despite not seeing him for decades!) and made himself known, expressing great affection for his Uncle George and times spent on the farm. That meant so much to Dad! Dad (George F.) and Carleton will be shocked and so sad as was I to hear the news, as we all think so much of you guys. You’re all so special and loved. I bet our mom, Eileen, so recently departed and now in Heaven, was really surprised and must’ve said, “Why Myles, what are you doing here already?” We are never ready to let go of our loved ones at any age. Know how much they will always love us as we love them. May God grant us all peace, hope with reunion in Heaven, and comfort. We’ll be thinking of you with love and prayers.

    Love, John Cox and Sandra Stewart Cox

  27. Sandra Stewart Cox February 1, 2015 at 1:56 pm

    Tonia – Sorry we misspelled your name. Love and prayers to you all, Sandra

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