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Obituary for John William Schmeling
John William Schmeling, 60, of Casey, Iowa passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, August 29, 2018. Visitation will be held 10:00 to 11:00 A.M. Saturday, September 1, 2018 at the St. John’s Lutheran Church in Casey. A Celebration of Life Service will follow the visitation at 11:00 A.M. at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to St. John’s Lutheran Church. Online condolences may be left at www.johnsonfamilyfuneralhome.com.
John was born July 10, 1958 in Casey, Iowa to Johnnie and Leona (Lane) Schmeling. He lived his entire life in Casey graduating from Adair-Casey High School with the class of 1977. John worked as a handyman throughout his life throughout Adair and Casey area. John was an avid outdoorsman, enjoying hunting deer and horses. He also enjoyed working on cars. John grew up in the Lutheran Church in Casey being baptized on August 10, 1958 and confirmed on March 26, 1972.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Johnnie and Leona Schmeling and many beloved aunts and uncles.
John leaves behind to cherish his memory, his brother, Doug (Carol) Schmeling of Ankeny, Iowa; niece Melissa (Jay) Dempsey of Cambridge, Iowa and their children Nichole and Trevor and their children; step nieces and nephews, Holly, Heather, Heidi, Hope, and T.J.; 5 great step nieces and a host of other family and friends all of whom will miss him greatly. (Johnson Family Funeral Home & Crematory – Stuart Chapel).