Alan C. Schammel

Posted 6/12/24

COMPTON – Alan C. Schammel, 78, of Compton, passed away peacefully on June 4, 2024, from cancer.

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Alan C. Schammel

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COMPTON – Alan C. Schammel, 78, of Compton, passed away peacefully on June 4, 2024, from cancer.

A Celebration of Life will be scheduled at a later date. Merritt Funeral Home, Mendota is assisting the family. 

Alan was born Sept. 8, 1945, in Mendota, to Charles and Ethel (Kleckner) Schammel. He married Sandra Harcharik on May 19, 1973.

Survivors include his wife of 51 years, Sandra Schammel; his children, Shelley (John Riley) Schammel, Adam (Keisha) Schammel, Samantha (Garrett) Peterson; his grandchildren, Cody Bisgrove, Seth Peterson, Trytten (Patricia) Gamble; his great grandson, Stetsen Gamble; and his brothers and sisters, Howard Schammel, Doug (Karen) Schammel, Eileen Weber and Sue (Dave) Brown.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his sister, Dorothy Prewitt; sister-in-law, Marion Schammel; and brother-in-law, Delbert Weber.

He loved spending time fishing and hunting. His favorite place to fish was Nemeiben Lake in Saskatchewan, Canada. When he wasn’t fishing, he was tending to his garden and multiple flower beds. He started working at HCC in Mendota when he graduated from Mendota High School and he worked there for 49 years before retiring.

Memorials may be directed to American Cancer Society. Online condolences may be left at www.merrittfh.com.