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Jeffrey M. Schnell

October 20, 1968 ~ May 25, 2022 (age 53)


Jeffrey "Jeff" M. Schnell, 53, of Kiel, passed away suddenly on Wednesday, May 25, 2022.  Jeff was born October 20, 1968, to the late Leon and Bernice (Vanhulst) Schnell. He graduated from Brillion High school with the class of 1986. Jeff worked at Kohler for 29 years. 

Jeff loved to fish, take trips up north with his family, 4 wheeling, playing sheepsheads with his friends and gambling. He took great pride in his lawn and enjoyed working outside. Jeff's family was the most important thing to him. 

Jeff is survived by his wife Tricia (Payne) Schnell whom he married on November 4, 2000; his children Matthew and Hailey Schnell; his siblings Wendy (Phil) White and Patrick Schnell; his in laws, Daniel and Susan Payne; brother-in-law Brian (Becky) Payne; nieces and nephews, Jordyn and Brandon Payne, Timothy (Katie) White and family, Amber (Loyd) Camp, Mary (Tom) Hackney, along with many other relatives and friends.

Jeff was preceded in death by his parents and his sister Tina Schnell. 

Jeff's family would like to thank the first responders for their efforts, including the Police, Fire Fighters, and EMS. Your service is greatly appreciated. They would also like to thank Daniel and Susan Payne for all their help and support through this very difficult time. 

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