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1932 Harvey 2010

Harvey John Schnabel

June 29, 1932 — June 19, 2010

CLERGY
Rev. Richard Weeman
MUSIC
Organist ~ Delilah Hahn
Congregational Hymns
“Beautiful Savior”
“What a Friend We Have in Jesus”
“I Am But a Stranger Here”
Special Music by Lennis Mehlhaff & David Finck
“Amazing Grace”
“How Great Thou Art”
CASKETBEARERS
Duane Heinert
Paul Konrad
Kyle Lyons
Matthew Lyons
Don Maag
Derrick Schnabel
Harvey John Schnabel was born Wednesday, June 29, 1932 in Hutchinson County near Tripp, South Dakota to Otto and Helen (Heinrich) Schnabel. He graduated from Tripp High School in 1950. He served in the U.S. Army from 1953-1955 during the Korean Conflict. Following his military service, Harvey returned to the area where he farmed for over 50 years. Harvey was married to Eldora Neth on March 4, 1956 in Tripp. She passed away on December 9, 1996. Harvey married Jackie Koch on November 15, 2003 in Tripp. Harvey was a member of Emmaus Lutheran Church where he served as a church elder. He served on the boards of the Farmer’s Elevator of Tripp and the German Township Board and was a member of the Jelken-Harms American Legion Post #142. His favorite pastimes were spending time with his grandsons and having coffee with friends. He also enjoyed farming, traveling and music. Harvey entered the Good Samaritan Society of Tripp on June 16, 2010 and passed away on Saturday, June 19, 2010 at the age of 77 years, 11 months, and 21 days.
Harvey is survived by his wife, Jackie of Tripp; a son, John Schnabel of Tripp; a daughter, Jane (William) Lyons of Sioux Falls; and three grandsons: Derrick Schnabel, Kyle Lyons, and Matthew Lyons; five step-children: Laura (Karl) Lapka of Esterville, Iowa, Debra (Kerry) McMillan of Victoria, Minnesota, Julie (Bob) Sebert of Mitchell, Barbara (Steve) Miller of Rapid City, and Daniel Koch of Rapid City; thirteen step-granddaughters, one step-grandson, and three step-great-grandchildren; and two sisters: Norma (Clifford) Konrad of Kaylor and LaRue Heinert of Mitchell.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Eldora and an infant daughter, Cindy.
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Service Schedule

Past Services

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

3:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

Goglin Funeral Home, Tripp

301 S Dobson St, Tripp, SD 57376

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Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Starts at 1:30 pm (Central time)

Emmaus Lutheran Church

400 S Dobson, Tripp, SD 57376

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