Monday, January 4th, 2010
Complete Obituary
Melvin Schmiesing
  Melvin H. Schmiesing, 87, 132 N. Lincoln St., Minster, died at 2:35 p.m. at his residence.
He was born June 19, 1922, in Egypt to Louis and Elizabeth Timmerman Schmiesing. On April 27, 1946, he married Pauline Bender, who survives.
Other survivors are two sons, David (Marcile Homan) Schmiesing, Minster, and Gary, (Cindy) Schmiesing, Portland, Ind.; four daughters, Jane Guthrie, Dayton, Karen (Dale) Topp, Anna, Mary (Thomas) Jutte, Celina, and Edna (Donald) Kremer, Chickasaw; a brother-in-law, Olley VanWinkle; 18 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Deceased are two brothers, Wilbur and Eugene Schmiesing; and three sisters, Alvira Boeke, Romilda Riegelsberger and Dolores VanWinkle.
He retired in 1992 as a self-employed milk hauler. He was a member of St. Augustine Catholic Church, and Fraternal Order of Eagles, both in Minster, and a former member of the Knights of Columbus, Minster.
Funeral Mass is 10 a.m. Friday at the church, the Rev. Rick Nieberding officiating. Burial is at the church cemetery.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Thursday and 9-9:30 a.m. Friday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Minster.
Contributions can be made to Grand Lake Home Health.
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