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William T. SCHAAL-1046
William Trougott SCHAAL-1046
B. 26 Feb 1895
Settlement, Bethune, Colorado
D. 29 May 1988


 1. Marvin SCHAAL-1006
 2. Donald SCHAAL-1395

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Johannas SCHAAL-1034
B. 28 Jan 1828
Teplitz, Bess
D. 1903
Kischinew, Bess
John SCHAAL-597
B. 23 Mar 1859
Tepliz, Bess
D. 1945
Maria Barbara KEHRER-684
B. 16 Nov 1828
Teplitz, Bess
D. 13 Feb 1902
Gnadental, Bess
William T. SCHAAL-1046
B. 26 Feb 1895
Settlement, Bethune, Colorado
D. 29 May 1988
Christina WAGNER-1043
B. 1865
D. 1915

Married 27 Feb 1921  [Cert# 1313]
Bethune, Colorado

Eva KNODEL-1005
B. 15 Sep 1900
Joseph Dorf, South Russia
D. 18 Apr 1989
Loveland, Colorado

Married same day as Gottlieb J. Knodel & Dora Schaal
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William T. Schaal-1988

William Trougott Schaal was born Feb. 26, 1896 at Yale.  he was the son of John and Christina (Wagner) Schaal.  He was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran Church in the German Settlement north of Bethune.  He was married to Eva Knodel Feb. 27, 1921 at the Hope Congregational Church in the German Settlement north of Bethune, where they have remained charter members.  Two sons were born to this union, Marvin of Colorado Springs and Don of Englewood.  Bill was a World War I veteran in the Cavalry.

Bill formed and raised his family on a farm north of Bethune where they lived for 25 years.  In June of 1945, due to ill health, they sold their farm and moved to Loveland where he lived until his death.  Bill worked in the Great Western Sugar Factory and Kuner Emposon Co. until he retired in 1970.  Bill and Eva were members of the First Congregational Church in Loveland.  He leaves to mourn his wife Eva, son Marvin and wife Lillie, son Donald and wife Virginia, two granddaughters, Elmyra Schaal of Colorado Springs and Marvalyn Kothman of Big Pine, Calif., three great-grandson, Gregory, Eric and Bryan Kothman, also of Big Pine, Calif.  His parents, one sister and three brothers preceded him in death.  He was the only living member of his family.  Also, nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of friends survive him.  Services were held at First Congregational Church on June 2, 1988 with Jack Grether officiating.  He was a member of the American Legion.

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