In Memoriam: James F. Schiedler (Sept. 15, 1936 – June 26, 2021)

July 2021 Posted in Obituary

James F. Schiedler, 84, of Scotts Mills, died on June 26, 2021, in Mount Angel. He was born to Frank Schiedler and Theresa (Daniel) Schiedler on Sept. 15, 1936, on the family farm at Scotts Mills.

After graduating high school, he joined the U.S Air Force in 1955 and later transferred to the U.S Army as an aircraft engine mechanic. He served two tours in Vietnam and retired from the military in 1975 as a staff sergeant. After his time in the military, he returned home to the family farm and started a second career at the cannery in Woodburn, where he worked for another 20 years as an electrician’s helper.

Jim is survived by his nephew, Michael Laux and niece, Anmarie Lambert. He is preceded in death by his father, Frank Schiedler; mother, Theresa; step-father Willis Nelson; and sister, Maryann Laux. Per his request there will be no funeral services. He will be interred next to his father at Calvary Cemetery in Mount Angel, Oregon. Assisting the family is Unger Funeral Chapel – Mount Angel.

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