May 27, 2007
May 27, 2007
??? Davene Schimmel, 77, of West Toledo, passed away May 27, 2007 in The Toledo Hospital due to complications after a recent heart attack.? She was born July 23, 1929 in Dayton, Ohio to Samuel and Elizabeth (Wolf) Hudson.? She graduated from Hillsboro High School in 1947.? She was a United Methodist Lay Minister, Volunteer Chaplain at Flower Hospital and an active member and leader of Hope United Methodist Church.? She was involved in numerous charities and organizations including the Red Cross, Interfaith Blood Drive for the last 18 years,? most recently the President of the Flower Hospital Guild and as a member of the board of the Flower Hospital, just to name a few. ??? Davene was preceded in death by her husband, Rusty and son, Bruce.? She is survived by her daughters, Melanee (David Wagner) and Shelda Schimmel; grandson, Bruce Schimmel II; granddaughter, Kody Turner-Schimmel, brother, Rod (Cleta) Haas; sisters, Bev (Paul) Lucas and Marcia (Gerald) Boyd; many nieces, nephews, cousins and special friends. Remember Me ???? A child of God, daughter, granddaughter, wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, niece, cousin and friend.? That what my life has been.? One single rose is all I ask to remember me. " I request that no flowers but a single rose be sent by anyone who wishes to express from their heart who remembers me.? Those who want to do more please consider giving a contribution to one of the following: Hope United Methodist Church, Friendly Center, Cherry Street Mission, Harbor House on Cherry Street (all located in Toledo) or the Home of Mercy in Williston , Ohio." The family would like to express their deepest gratitude to all those who were part of the wonderful care received during her stay in the Cardiac Recovery Unit at the Toledo Hospital.? ??? Services will be 10:00am Wednesday in the Ansberg-West Funeral Home with Rev. John Richards officiating, where friends are invited to visit from 5:00 to 9:00pm Tuesday.? Interment in Willow Cemetery .
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