Herbert P. Schol, formerly of Scandinavia, WI, age 82 – was born on October 22, 1931 in Morrison, IL, to Gary and Anna (Biermann) Schol. He attended school in Milledgeville, IL and graduated from Morrison High School in 1949. He then attended Bethany Lutheran College in Mankato, MN graduating in 1951. He met and married Jeannine Mattison, also a Bethany alum, in 1953.
Herb was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Mildred Yoeckel and Helen Fransen, and his brother, Henry Schol. Herb is survived by his wife, Jeannine (Jan) Schol; sons, Marc (Rena) Schol of Dundee, IL, and James Schol of Anchorage, AK, and a sister, Ruth (Don) Morthland of Morrison, IL. His five grandchildren were the delight of Herb’s life and the 8 greats were always the best of the lot! Amy Schol (Bryan Ward) and their children, Matthew and Ethan; Tim (Natalie) Schol and their children: Eli, Abby Grace, Owen, and Lily Jo; Sarah Schol; Samantha Schol and her daughter, Katie Schol, and Sabrina (Paul) Wortheim and their son, Lucas. He is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives, and many friends.
Herb retired from Sentry Insurance in Stevens Point, WI. He had enjoyed many years of travel and delighted in meeting many great friends. Our “Gang” is the very best! Herb and Jan are members of Trinity Lutheran Church in Waupaca, WI. Herb’s interests were many including golf, boating, piloting his airplane, hunting, fishing, traveling, stain glass and carving classes. Herb enjoyed life, family and friends.
A memorial service will be held at a later date. The Holly Funeral Home of Waupaca, WI assisted the family with arrangements. “Fear not, for I have redeemed you, I have called you by your name, you are mine.” Isaiah 43:1