Jeffrey L. “Jay” Schnell, 59, Jasper

Jeffrey L. “Jay” Schnell, 59, of Jasper, passed away at 4:45 a.m. on Monday, October 26, 2020, at home.

He was born in Jasper to Donnie and Irma (Taber) Schnell. He married Jolene Schroering on January 14, 1984, in St. Joseph Catholic Church in Jasper.

Jay had worked for OFS in Huntingburg for over 14 years. He was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Ireland and Jasper Outdoor Recreation.

He enjoyed camping, hunting, going to shooting matches, riding his motorcycle, and spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.

Surviving are his wife, Jolene Schnell of Jasper; one daughter, Amber Jones and fiancé Adam Hopf of Haysville; one son, Brandon Schnell (Jennifer James) of Jasper; three grandchildren, Cheyann Jones, Brayden and Bradley Schnell, and one on the way; one brother, Rick Schnell (Denise) of St. Anthony; and two sisters, Deb Kluemper of St. Anthony and Barbara Kane (Michael) of Santa Claus.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

A Mass of Christian burial for Jeffrey “Jay” Schnell will be held at 11 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, October 28, at St. Mary Catholic Church in Ireland, with burial to follow at a later date at Sacred Heart Catholic Church Cemetery in Schnellville.

There will be no public visitation.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary’s Catholic Church or a favorite charity.

Online condolences may be made at

Leave a Reply

%d bloggers like this: