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Olinger Chapel Hill Mortuary & Cemetery

6601 South Colorado Blvd, Centennial, CO

OBITUARY

Theodore "Ted" John Schiel

August 15, 1929June 22, 2019
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Theodore "Ted" John Schiel, 89, passed away June 22, 2019 in Littleton, Colorado. He was born to Gottlieb and Rosa Schiel on August 15, 1929 in Crook, Colorado.

He attended Englewood High School where he excelled in all sports and especially wrestling as a two time conference champion. For many years he played fast pitch softball as a catcher on championship teams.

He worked as a registered Colorado high school and college football official and was also a registered IAABO basketball official for thirty years.

Ted enjoyed golf and was a member of Shadow Hills Golf Club and Palmbrook Country Club in Arizona, where he had two hole-in-ones. He was also a life member of the Elks BPOE.

Ted worked for Mountain Bell Telephone Company for 32 years and retired as a District Manager in 1983 in Colorado Springs.

Ted is survived and deeply missed by his wife, Nancy; his three children, Ted C Schiel, Juliann Chambers, and Vallerie Lyons; his brother, Joe (Dorothy) Schiel; six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his sister, Frances Retchless; grandson, Chris Crilly; and step-daughter, Kandace Martin.

A Memorial Mass will be held on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at 10:00 am at All Souls Catholic Church, 4950 S Logan St, Englewood, Colorado.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Ted's name to the Alzheimer's Association.

  • FAMILY

  • Nancy Schiel, Wife
  • Ted C. Schiel, Son
  • Juliann Chambers, Daughter
  • Vallerie Lyons, Daughter
  • Joe (Dorothy) Schiel, Brother
  • Gottlieb and Rosa Schiel, Parents (deceased)
  • Frances Retchless, Sister (deceased)
  • Chris Crilly, Grandson (deceased)
  • Kandace Martin, Step-daughter (deceased)
  • Mr. Schiel also leaves six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren to cherish his memory.

Services

  • Memorial Mass Wednesday, July 10, 2019

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Dee Sloan

July 14, 2019

My deepest condolences.

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