Harold E. Schondel, age 71, of Delta, passed away peacefully at his home Sunday, July 13, 2014. He was born in Wauseon on July 7, 1943 to the late Louis E. Schondel and Beatrice (Spring) Schondel. He was a graduate of Swanton High School; where he played football and was known as “Katz”.
On June 9, 1973, Harold married Mary Griffin in Delta and shared 39 years together until her passing last year on March 1, 2013. For over 40 years he was employed in the parts and service department at McNeill Chevrolet in Swanton retiring in 2007. Harold was a past councilman for the Village of Delta, served on the Delta Park Board and was a past volunteer fireman for Swanton. He was a proud sponsor of the Delta Athletic Boosters and a past member of the Delta Lyons Club.
Harold is survived by his sisters, Shirley Hall of Swanton and Marcia Hinman of Akron; nieces and nephews, Sharon (Bob) Kasten, Brian J. Hall, Leo (Rita) Hall, Sara Hinman and Eric Hinman; stepchildren, Randy (Cathy) Drewyor of Chillicothe, OH, Debra (Greg) Henton of Toledo and Robin (John) Wyse of Delta; grandchildren, Austin and Hayley Drewyor, Sara Fackler, Travis (Jessica), Emily, Grace and Darcy Henton; great grandchildren, Lee Wyatt Sizemore and Aria Fackler.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made directed to the Delta or Swanton Athletic Boosters or your local Lyons Club Eyeglass Ministry in Harold’s memory. Online condolences may be sent to the family through our website at www.barnesfuneralchapel.com.