Thursday Night
73°
Slight Chance Thunderstorms
30%
Friday
87°
Slight Chance Thunderstorms
19%
Friday Night
74°
Chance Thunderstorms
55%
Saturday
87°
Thunderstorms Likely
57%
Saturday Night
74°
Thunderstorms Likely
59%
Sunday
86°
Chance Thunderstorms
37%
Sunday Night
68°
Slight Chance Thunderstorms
20%
Monday
81°
Partly Sunny
14%
Monday Night
61°
Mostly Clear
10%
Tuesday
80°
Partly Sunny
10%
Tuesday Night
61°
Mostly Clear
10%
3 Day
Extended
Wednesday, January 6th, 2010
Melvin Schmiesing
Melvin H. Schmiesing, 87, 132 N. Lincoln St., Minster, died at 2:35 p.m. Jan. 3, 2010, 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) 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 Reigelsperger 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.