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Carl H. Schrimpf

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Carl H. Schrimpf

Born: April 1, 1930

Died: Dec. 26, 2015

Carl H. Schrimpf, age 85, of Round Lake Beach, passed away Saturday, December 26, 2015, at Evanston Hospice and Palliative Care Center, surrounded by his family.

He was born April 1, 1930, in Chicago, to Valentine and Margarete (Boepple) Schrimpf. On May 7, 1951, he married the love of his life Yvonne Lux in Antioch. Carl was a 1948 graduate from Niles Township High School.

He worked as a design engineer for Hough-International Harvester for over 30 years. Carl also was a member of the Round Lake Beach law enforcement and a village trustee for two years. For four years he was the police magistrate. Carl served five terms, totaling over 20 years as the Mayor of Round Lake Beach. He also was a member of the Avon Center School Board and an Avon Township trustee. He was also a member of the local Jaycees. Carl was a faithful parishioner and choir member of St. Bede's Catholic Church.

Carl is survived by his wife of 64 years, Yvonne; three children, Karen (Mike) Fassbinder, Koral (the late Richard) Cowling, Martin "Marty" (Maureen) Schrimpf; ten grandchildren; fourteen great-grandchildren; brother, Richard Schrimpf; sister-in-law, Annegrete Schrimpf; and his brother-in-law George Wold.

In addition to his parents, Carl is preceded in death by his sister, Margaret (Karr) Wold, brother, Frederick Schrimpf, and a brother-in-law, Norman Karr.

Friends and neighbors may gather from 2:00 p.m. until 5:30 p.m. Sunday, January 3, 2016, at Justen's Round Lake Funeral Home, 222 N. Rosedale Court, Round Lake, IL 60073. The funeral service will be at 5:30 p.m. at the funeral home. Inurnment will be private in Avon Cemetery in Grayslake.

For those wishing to send an expression of sympathy, his family suggests Save-A-Pet, 31664 n. Fairfield Rd., Grayslake, IL 60030, or a Mass at St. Bede Catholic Church, Ingleside, IL.

For information, please call the funeral home at 847-546-3300, or visit www.justenfh.com, where friends may leave an on-line condolence message for his family.

Published in Lake County Suburban Life on Jan. 7, 2016
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