Mary Schabacker Krimmel, 92, died Monday, January 21, 2013. Mary was born November 20, 1920, in Thorold, Ontario, Canada, daughter of H. Eric and Maud (Bailey) Schabacker. She spent her early years in Erie, PA.|
Mary was preceded in death by her parents, her brother Robert, her brothers-in-law Ric Donati and Charles Beckman and a grandson Jonathan. She received her BA from Wilson College, did graduate studies at Wellesley College and earned her MA from the University of Denver. She married John A. Krimmel in 1943.
Mary moved to La Jolla from Denver, CO in 1970 where she made her home with her husband and children.
Mary is survived by her husband, her children John E., Bob, Max, Ruth, Margot, David and Sarah and their spouses. She is survived by 6 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild. She is also survived by her sisters Elizabeth Beckman, Jean Donati and Sarah Rodenberger, a sister-in-law Betty Schabacker and many nieces and nephews.
At the request of the family, there will be no service. Memorial contributions may be made to Friends of the Pacific Beach Library, 4275 Cass St. San Diego, CA 92109.
Published in La Jolla Light on Jan. 31, 2013