Lila C. Schandel
Lila C. Schandel, 85, of Cloquet died Saturday, Dec. 30, 2006, at St. Luke's Hospital, Duluth. She was born July 19, 1921, in a farmhouse near Randall, Minn., in Morrison County. Lila, the first daughter of Mildred (Shipman) and Armond Rebischke,...
Lila C. Schandel, 85, of Cloquet died Saturday, Dec. 30, 2006, at St. Luke's Hospital, Duluth. She was born July 19, 1921, in a farmhouse near Randall, Minn., in Morrison County. Lila, the first daughter of Mildred (Shipman) and Armond Rebischke, spent her childhood between Moorhead and Little Falls. She had two younger sisters, Arlene and Donna Mae. Lila graduated from Little Falls High School in 1939 and attended and graduated from Drews Business College in 1940 with secretarial and accountant training. Lila moved to Oregon in 1941 and worked at a bank. She later moved to Hollywood, Calif., and worked before returning to Little Falls. She worked at St. Cloud State Bank and Minnesota Power and Light Company. In 1948, she married Herman R. Schandel of Little Falls, Minn. They soon moved to Cloquet where they lived together for more than 50 years. Lila loved to sew and knit and smiled her way through life.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Herman, in 2002; her infant son, Kenneth; her parents; and her sister, Donna Mae Sumner.
Lila is survived by two sons, Tim and his wife, Kim, and their daughter, Mary, of Duluth and Randy and his special friend, Shea Meredith of Gladstone, Mich. She is also survived by her sister, Arlene Kristopeit, and several nieces and nephews.
A memorial visitation was held Wednesday, Jan. 3, from 1 p.m. until the 2 p.m. Memorial Service at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, 515 Skyline Boulevard, Cloquet. Spring interment will be in Oakland Cemetery, Little Falls.
To leave an online condolence for Lila's family, please visit www.handevidtfh.com .
Arrangements with Handevidt Funeral & Cremation Service, Cloquet (218)879-4636.
January 3, 2007
- Cloquet, Minn.