August 20, 2019

Samuel T. Schlagel

Died Dec. 29, 2017


Samuel Timothy Schlagel Sr., 59, a lifelong resident of Au Gres, passed away Dec. 29, 2017, at his home.

Samuel was born March 5, 1958, in Tawas City to the late George and Shirley (Muckenthaler) Schlagel Sr. He attended Au Gres-Sims High School. Samuel was a simple man, enjoying farming, hunting and fishing. He was loving and caring and adored his grandchildren and spending precious time with them whenever he could.

Samuel is survived by his children, Samantha (Christopher Flatley) Schlagel of Grand Rapids, Samuel T. (Steffanie) Schlagel Jr. of Au Gres and Aubrey Belonga of Skidway Lake; grandchildren, Taylor Flatley, Samuel Schlagel, Timothy Schlagel and Roger Belonga; mother, Shirley Meikle; siblings, George Schlagel, Jack Schlagel, Betty Valley, Thelma Shillair and Shirl Piche; and numerous nieces, nephews and friends.

Samuel was preceded in death by his father, George Schlagel; and brother, Richard Schlagel.

According to Samuel’s wishes, cremation has taken place. A celebration of life may be held at a later date. Online condolences may be offered at


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