Dale Schaudt

June 12, 1944 ~ December 18, 2018 (age 74)

Dale Schaudt, 74, beloved husband, father, and grandpa passed away at home after a courageous battle with cancer, surrounded by his loving family on December 18, 2018.

Son of the late Roland and Viola (Kortman) Schaudt. Dale was born on June 12, 1944 in Rogers City, MI.  He married Linda Bahrke on October 13, 1973. Dale owned and operated Schaudt’s Body Shop for many years, and then he started Schaudt’s Logging which he retired from after 30+ years.

Dale was a man of all trades, he was always there to help family and friends whenever he was needed, he truly had a heart of gold, and was a very special man. Dale loved camping, fishing, hunting, and more than anything he loved spending time with his two grandsons, DJ & Clayton and his family.

Dale is survived by his wife, Linda; two daughters, Brenda (Brent) Mattish, Lisa (Tony) Snyder, both of Hillman; two grandsons, DJ Mattish, and Clayton Snyder; five brothers, Harley, Neil (Geraldine), Lloyd, Chuck, Marv (Dorothy) Schaudt; many nieces and nephews; and his beloved companion Max.

Dale is preceded in death by his parents, Roland & Viola Schaudt; two brothers, Jerry and Elmer; one sister, Marie; and his faithful companions, Tucker & Ted.

Friends may visit family on Friday at Bannan Funeral Home - Hillman from 2-8 p.m. and continue there Saturday, December 22, 2018 from 10 a.m. until the funeral service at 11 a.m. with Rev. Jason Mandley officiating.

Interment:  Hillman Rust Township Cemetery