Obituary: Arlene Schinckel Schiele


Arlene (Schinckel) Schiele passed peacefully away on June 16, 2020, in West Jordan, Utah. She was born Feb. 29, 1928, at the farm home in Scott County to John and Anna (Graba) Schinckel. She married Jerold Edward Schiele on April 22, 1946. They had four sons: James (deceased), Roger (Tina), Paul (Linda), and Steven (Ruth). They had six grandchildren, and give great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband; son James; sisters Verna Martens, Hazel DeWulf, Frances Wamphler, Maxine Schwarz; and brother John.

She is survived by brothers Paul Harry and Jack F. (Georgine – Jean) Schinckel.

A private ceremony was held in celebration of her life.

She was a Durant, Iowa, and Denver, Colo., school bus driver and later was a truck driver with her husband. They spent their winters in Mission, Texas.