Mario Walter Schenkel

Mario Walter Schenkel
SPARTANBURG, SC-- Mario Walter Schenkel, 69, of Spartanburg, died Wednesday, July 17, 2013, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center. Born July 2, 1944, in Mannheim, Germany, he was the son of the late Philip Schenkel and Bruenhild Schenkel-Canning (born Bruenhild Sauerbeck).
An attorney, Mr. Schenkel received a Master's Degree in Chemistry and a Juris Doctorate from USC.
He was a member of the South Carolina Bar Association and of the Lutheran faith.
Survivors include his daughters, Carol Schenkel and Kirsty Schenkel (James Hodge); life companion, Irmtraud Steurer; and former wife, Kathleen Schenkel, all of Spartanburg.
Visitation will be 1:00-2:15 PM Saturday, July 27, 2013, at Floyd's Greenlawn Chapel, 2075 E. Main St., Spartanburg, SC 29307. Funeral services will follow at 2:30 PM at the Chapel. Burial will be in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens, 1300 Fernwood-Glendale Rd., Spartanburg, SC 29307. The family will receive friends at a reception following the graveside service.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Mobile Meals Service, PO Box 461, Spartanburg, SC 29304.
An online guest register is available at
Floyd's Greenlawn Chapel

Funeral Home

Floyd Mortuary - Greenlawn Chapel
2075 East Main Street Spartanburg, SC 29307
(864) 582-5455

Published in Spartanburg Herald-Journal from July 19 to July 20, 2013