Howard F. Schrickel, 97, of Fremont, OH, passed away peacefully on Friday, March 26, 2021 at Parkcliffe of Northwood in Northwood, OH. He was born on April 24, 1923 in Clyde, OH to Maurice and Mandella (Hoeflick) Schrickel. He was a graduate of Clyde High School. Howard served in the U.S. Army during WWII and was awarded American Theater Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal and World War II Victory Medal. He married Marcella R. “Sally” Horn on October 8, 1949 at St. Joseph Catholic Church and she preceded him in death on August 21, 1995.
Howard was the business manager at Tschumy’s Interiors from 1949 until the 1970’s until he retired. He was a founding member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Howard was also a member of the Fremont Moose, Elks, American Legion and Rotary Club. He enjoyed bowling, golfing, fishing, traveling, playing bridge and gardening.
Howard is survived by his sons, Stephen (Mary) Schrickel, Oregon, OH, Mark (Lisa) Schrickel and Thomas (Shellie) Schrickel both of Fremont, OH; ten grandchildren and seventeen great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Marcella R. Schrickel; daughter, Kathleen Kanyuh; brothers, Victor, Vincent, Edwin and Donald Schrickel.
Mass of Christian Burial: Wednesday, March 31, 2021, 11:00 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 550 Smith Rd, Fremont, OH.
Burial will take place at St. Joseph Cemetery with military honor’s provided by the Fremont VFW and American Legion.
The family has requested that there be no flowers or donations made in Howard’s name.