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Ken Schmoker

August 15, 1926 ~ November 1, 2017 (age 91)
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Message from Patricia & Art Anttila and family
November 2, 2017 2:12 PM

We are so very sorry to hear of Ken’s passing. After reading his obituary, it is clear that he had a positive impact on so many young people through teaching and coaching at the high schools where he worked. We will keep you and your family in our thoughts and prayers. Much love from the Art Anttila family.
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A Spathiphyllum was ordered on November 2, 2017

Message from Dr Jerry L. Utley
November 3, 2017 5:34 AM

Coach Schmoker was the first adult in my life who treated me with respect and faith in my ability to achieve. My relationship with him as a captain of his wrestling team gave me incentive and for the first time in my uninspired youth, a goal , a reason, and the hope to become a better person. So many of his student athletes have similar stories and so many of us owe a debt of gratitude to this remarkable man. Ken and I kept in touch right up to the end and I have told countless stories of my relationship with him for the last 45 years. You will be greatly missed coach. I hope I have taken what you taught me and passed it forward. May you rest in peace.
Message from Susan Waughtal
November 3, 2017 10:53 AM

Sending my heartfelt condolences to Maedel and Ken's family. I have fond memories of working for Ken and Maedel after school during high school at KMS Fabrics. Ken found for me and tuned up my first used sewing machine, an old Kenmore that served me well for over 20 years!
Message from Teri (Whelan) Graves
November 13, 2017 7:23 PM

Mr. Schmoker was the nicest man . I had the pleasure of seeing him not so long ago. He had my brothers for wrestling is how I first knew him. He always spoke to me anytime we saw each other. He will be missed by all who had the pleasure of knowing him.
Teri (Whelan) Graves
Message from tony weber
November 14, 2017 1:35 PM

One of the very finest men I have ever had the pleasure to meet! Not only as a coach but, as friend and mentor. Tony Weber
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