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Jerome A. Schindler – Obituary

Name: Jerome A. Schindler

Age: 84

Born: 11-28-1936

Died: 11-05-2021

Daniel Funeral Home, St. Joseph, MN

St. Columkille Catholic Church, St. WEndel, MN

Mass of Christian Burial celebrating the life of Jerome A. Schindler, 84 of St. Wendel will be at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, November 10, 2021 at St. Columbkille Catholic Church in St. Wendel.  Jerry passed away peacefully at home, on Friday, November 5, 2021 surrounded by loved ones.  Reverend Gregory Mastey will officiate.  Burial will be in the parish cemetery.

Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday and after 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday both at Daniel Funeral Home in St. Joseph. 

Jerry was born on November 28, 1936 in St. Joseph to Anton and Eva (Reischl) Schindler.   He served in the U. S. Army from 1959-1965.  Jerry married Rosalie E. Eisenschenk on September 2, 1964 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Collegeville.  They lived in Waite Park for seven years before moving to St. Wendel where they farmed.  Jerry worked for IUOE Local 49 as a Heavy Equipment Operator in the St. Cloud Area for 32 years.  He was a member of St. Columbkille’s Parish, IUOE Local 49, Laborers Local 563 and the Musicians Local 536.

Jerry enjoyed music, especially playing the guitar for the church choir for 38 years.  He also enjoyed riding motorcycle, fixing anything he got his hands on, hobby farming and playing cards. Above all he treasured spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.  

Jerry is survived by his wife of 57 years, Rosie; children, Sandy (Patrick) Norton of St. Joseph, Cindy (Roger) Breth of St. Anthony; Russell (Tammy) of Sartell, Jason (fiancé Kelly Herges and her children, Blake and Trent) of Holdingford; three grandchildren, Maria, Anna and Joseph Norton; sister, Kathleen (Ambrose) Gertken of St. Joseph; brother-in-law, Edward Ritter of Avon; and sisters-in-law, Marilyn Schindler of St. Joseph, Carol Schindler of Avon.

He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Elaine Dobmeier and Lucille Ritter; brothers, Eugene and Richard; and brother-in-law, Elmer Dobmeier.

A heartfelt thank you to St. Croix Hospice for their exceptional care.

Memorials are preferred.

Guestbook for Jerome A. Schindler

Joyce Eisenschenk Stumpf
, Niece
November 11, 2021, 1:06 am
My deepest sympathy to all, especially Rosie, Cindy, Sandy, Russel & Jason. My heart goes out to you all. Sending prayers and much love.
Randy Ruprecht & Family
, Friend of family
November 9, 2021, 10:01 pm
We are so sorry for your loss, Jerry will be deeply missed! May you all find peace, we are keeping the Schindler family in our prayers.
John Richards
, Friend and Neighbor
November 8, 2021, 8:54 pm
We are so sorry for your loss. Jerome was a good friend and always was there when asked for help.
Eisenschenk Delroy
, Nephew
November 8, 2021, 5:44 pm
My deepest condolences to Aunt Rosie, Cindy, Sandy, Russell and Jason. Uncle Jerry was an amazing and talented man. I enjoyed hearing him play the guitar, which inspired me to start learning drums. He will be greatly missed!
Lisa Eisenschenk
, Niece
November 6, 2021, 11:01 pm
Im so Sorry for your loss, he will be deeply missed! May you all find peace and wishing the Schindler family many prayers🙏,
Tim Eisenschenk
, Nephew
November 6, 2021, 10:48 pm
I'm so sorry for your loss, Aunt Rosie,Sandy,Cindy, Russell and Jason. I will see you all on Tuesday. Blessings.
Kim Eisenschenk
, Niece
November 6, 2021, 9:57 pm
Aunt Rosie my condolences on the passing of Jerry. Praying for you and your family.

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