Sergeant First Class (Ret) Daniel M. Schiessl, US Army, 81, of Carlisle,
passed away Tuesday, October 12, 2010, at home. He was born on Monday, September 16, 1929, in Oshkosh, WI, a son of the late
Max L. and Viola M. (Skinner) Schiessl. He was married to the late Norma L. (Kidd) Schiessl, who died March 29, 2004.
Dan served in the US Army for more than 20 years and was a veteran of the
Korean War and the Vietnam War. He was awarded many honors and medals, including the Air Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Good
Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Korean Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, United Nations Service Medal and
the Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal.
After Dan’s retirement from the Army in 1969, he worked for the U.
S. Postal Service for many years and also the New Cumberland Army Depot. He also was a school bus driver for the Carlisle
Area School District. Dan enjoyed hunting, fishing and bowling.
He is survived by two daughters; Susanne M. (and her husband, Dennis) Weibley
and Denise G. (and her husband, Randy) Stone, two sons; Daniel M., II (and his wife, Jill) and Henry W. Schiessl, all of Carlisle,
two brothers; Jack Schiessl of Oshkosh, WI and Donald Schiessl of Appleton, WI, two sisters; Maxine Daniels of Alabama and
Olivia (Ollie) Wilde of Oshkosh, WI, three granddaughters; Cori Vaughn, Samantha Damon and Jessanna Schiessl, two great-grandchildren;
Kyle Vaughn and Emily Damon and many nieces and nephews. Dan was preceded in death by three brothers; Stanley, William and
Max Schiessl, a sister, Myrtle Arnold and a grandson, Clinton Weibley.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, October 18, 2010,
in the Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, 630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle, with Pastor Tim Wheeler officiating. Burial with military
honors provided by Cumberland County Honor Guard will be in Cumberland Valley Memorial Gardens, Carlisle. Viewing will be
held on Monday from 1:00 p.m. until time of the services. Memorials may be made to the Humane Society of Harrisburg Area Inc.,
7790 Grayson Rd., Harrisburg, PA 17111.