Frank Louis Schiele Jr.

Obituary for Frank Louis Schiele Jr.


First and foremost Frank loved his family.

He was often referred to as a man’s man for his love of hunting, fishing, carpentry, as a Tugboat captain, gourmet cook and cheering on his beloved Florida Gators.

Frank was extremely active in the community. He was a lifelong committee member of Ducks Unlimited, both local and State level. He taught hunter safety for the State, and was a member of the Elks Club.

Frank was a member of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church. He was a member of the Knight of Columbus and the Rosminians. He also volunteered in the Church’s food pantry.

He attended the University of Florida in 1955 and later graduated from the University of South Florida. He retired as an engineer for the phosphate industry.

Frank is survived by his beloved wife of 55 years, Renee Stone Schiele; his children Teresa Schiele Roper and spouse Donovan Roper; Toni Schiele Peterson and spouse Erik Peterson; and Frank Louis Schiele III. Grandchildren: Nathanael Peterson, Zachary Roper, and Kelley Roper. He is also survived by his dear sister Edith Schiele Hardee. Frank was preceded in death by his parents, Mazie (formerly Kelley) and Frank Louis Schiele.

A celebration of life will be held on Tuesday, March 12, 2019, 10 a.m., at St. Francis of Assisi, Catholic Church, 4450 County Road 579, Seffner, FL. 33584. Mass begins at 10 am with a reception to follow.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Frank’s memory may be made to the charity of your choice.

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Tuesday, March 12, 2019

10 a.m.

St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church

4450 County Road 579

Seffner, FL. 33584.

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