OBITUARY

Earl Frank Schlick

October 19, 1919June 29, 2013

Earl was born October 19, 1919, the son of a German immigrant father, and a second generation American mother in Lorraine, Kansas, where he grew up on a farm. He graduated from Ottawa University at Ottawa, Kansas, attended Navy Mid-shipmen’s school at the University of Notre Dame near South Bend, Indiana, and became a naval officer during World War II. Earl served on two troop ships and on a hospital ship in both the European and Pacific oceans and earned a number of area ribbons and battle stars. During his military service, Earl married Marvel Schroeder from his home church in Lorraine, Kansas, and she went with him to Oregon and California and was waiting in Long Beach, California when he returned from overseas. Earl later attended the University of California and then earned a doctorate at Arizona State University and became on educator. He was a teacher, an elementary school principal, a high school principal, and a community college Dean of Instruction. As a side interest, Earl was a real estate investor. His generosity from those successful investments determined the location of Dayspring Methodist Church and created security for the family. Earl was active in his community as a Kiwanian, in his church choir, on the administration’s board, and a founding president and a longtime board member of the Dayspring church foundation. He served his alma mater, Ottawa University, on the Executive committee of the Board of Trustees. He and Marvel did voluntary visitation at Good Samaritan Hospital and attended numerous elder hostels. Earl cared deeply for his family and friends and served humanity in many ways. Earl Schlick is survived by his wife Marvel, son Daryl (Barbara), Daughter Karen, son Steven (Barb), son Mark (Kim), and many friends. The Schlick family would like to thank all who have supported them with their love prayers, and words of comfort in this difficult period of grief. Visitation will be held at 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, July 3, 2013 in Green Acres Mortuary followed by the Funeral Service at Green Acres Chapel of Light, located at 401 N. Hayden Rd. Scottsdale, AZ 85257. www.greenacresmortuary.net

Services

  • Visitation Wednesday, July 3, 2013
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, July 3, 2013
  • Memorial Service Friday, July 5, 2013
REMEMBERING

Earl Frank Schlick

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July 4, 2013

Karen and family,
Our sympathy to you in the loss of a very accomplished father. What great memories you have. We are remembering you in our prayers.
Ron and Shirley Miller from the SVE Chapel.

Bernald Porter

July 3, 2013

Earl was a kind and loving man and a friend to everyone who knew him. May the many memories he helped create find root in your hearts and bring sweet recollection to your minds as you both mourn and celebrate his life.

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