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1952 George 2003

George W. (Bud) Schroll Jr.

February 15, 1952 — January 18, 2003

George W. “Bub” Schroll, Jr., 8856 Shephard Drive, Bremen, Ind., died, following an illness, at 4:40 a.m. on Saturday, January 18, 2003, in the Hospice House of St. Joseph County, South Bend. He was 50 years old.

Bub was born on February 15, 1952, in Plymouth, the son of George W. Sr., and Georgia A. Wetzel Schroll. He graduated from Plymouth High School with the class of 1970.

On August 26, 1978, in Bremen, Bub and Beverly Wilson were married. They were later divorced, but remained close friends throughout the years.

He worked for the South Bend Tribune for 40 years, starting at the age of nine with a paper route. He was the Tribune’s District Circulation Manager for Marshall County until September 2001. He then worked as circulation manager for the Pilot News, Plymouth, from April 2002, until his illness.

Bub had been a Volunteer Firefighter and First Responder for the Lake of the Woods Fire Department.

An avid fisherman, he enjoyed golfing, wood carving and was a talented artist, doing drawings and sketchings.

Bub is survived by Chad Irwin, a step-son, Bremen, and a sister, Kathy A. (Gary) Sickmiller, Plymouth. A niece, Heather (Dave) Peter, Noblesville, Ind., and two nephews, Jeremy and Adam Sickmiller, both of Plymouth, survive as well.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Friends may pay their respects on Monday, January 20, 2003, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, 1100 N. Michigan St., Plymouth.

Funeral services will take place at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, January 21, 2003, in the funeral home. The Rev. Charles Krieg, pastor of the Salem United Methodist Church, Bremen, will officiate.

Burial will be in New Oakhill Cemetery, Plymouth.

Memorial gifts in Bub’s memory may be made to the Marshall County Hospice and Marshall County Humane Society.
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