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Martin (John) Schindler Jr., 83 of Kendall passed away on Tuesday, March 5th, 2019 at his home.

John was born to Martin and Leona (Keen) Schindler on September 26th, 1935 in Black Valley. He was united in marriage to Janice Smith on October 6, 1956 at St. John’s Lutheran Church. Together they raised a family in Kendall.

John was a farmer, mason, and carpenter during his working years. He loved to fish and hunt as well as tell a story to anyone who would listen. He loved watching a good game of baseball and spent many hours watching the Atlanta Braves and Milwaukee Brewers. As of late his favorite past time was taking the long way around to the Dairy Queen in Tomah, WI and having lunch and then venturing back home for an afternoon nap.

He is survived by a son James (Beverly) Smith of Milwaukee, three daughters Deborah (Doug) Elder, Patricia Young, and Paula (Timothy) Drea all of Kendall, his grandchildren, Ann Marie Husnik of West Allis, Laura (Chris) Shilling of White Fish Bay, Brandi (Rick) Bloor of Hillsboro, Jeremy (Heather) Elder of Kendall, Justin (Danielle) Elder of Wonewoc, John (Kelli) Young of Kendall, Jaime (Gab) Angeles of Tacoma, WA, Jeanna Young (David Hanson) of Reedsburg, WI, and Janessa Young (Kyle Martin) of Tomah, and Kelsey Drea (Jeff Taylor) of Hattisburg, MI, 21 great-grandchildren, two brothers Lyle (Betsy) Schindler of Seattle, WA and David Schindler of Costa Mesa, CA, and many other relatives and friends.