Farrell (1912 - 1960)
Contact: Crystal Wendt
Surnames: Scheel, Hebert, Hainzlsperger, Schneider, Grenwalt, Clark Faivre, Lambert
----Sources: Scrap book two: by Erna Schenk Price, contributed by Halbert "Bud" Hardrath
Scheel, Farrell (30 Jan. 1912 - 26 June 1960) *Dates taken from Cemetery Index.
Spencer - Mrs. Ralph Scheel, 48, a resident of this community, was killed instantly, and her husband suffered head and facial injuries shortly after midnight Saturday when the auto in which they were returning from Colby went out of control at a curve on Highway 13 and plunged more than 200 feet into a field.
Mrs. Scheel was pronounced dead at the accident scene by a Spencer physician. Marathon County Coroner H. A. Lambert, Edgar; that she had suffered a fractured cerebral vertebra and fractured shoulder.
Her husband is being treated in St. Joseph’s Hospital at Marshfield where his condition today was described as "good."
Mrs. Scheel had been hurled through the rear window of the car as it toppled end-over-end into the field after careening from the right side of the highway at the north edge of the village. Her body was only inches from the wrecked car. Her husband also had been thrown to the rear section of the car, but remained inside the vehicle.
Coroner Lambert said that the couple "undoubtedly were familiar with the roadway, but probably were talking and approached the curve unaware of the immediacy of the danger ahead."
The couple came here about three years ago when Scheel began employment as a driver for the Pathfinder Mobile Home Corporation.
Funeral services for Mrs. Scheel, the former **Sarrell Clark, will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the First Presbyterian Church at Abbotsford, Wis. Burial will be made in the Riverside Cemetery at Withee. The Rev. Lawrence Faivre will officiate.
The body will repose at the Jasperson Funeral Home here Tuesday afternoon and evening and will be removed to the Abbotsford Church Wednesday morning.
Mrs. Scheel is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Robert Hebert, Chicago, Ill., and Mrs. Elroy Hainzlsperger, Stevens Point; two sisters, Mrs. Lawrence Schneider, Broadhead and Mrs. Orval Grenwalt, Evanston, and a brother, Eugene Clark, Broadhead.
**Noted in margin - Name was: Farrell, not Sarrell.
© Every submission is protected by the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998.