Allen R. Schei, Sr., age 82, of Carson City, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Saturday, October 8, 2022, passing away in Lansing at Sparrow Hospital.
Al was born on March 14, 1940 in Muskegon to Charles and Eva Schei. He enlisted in the US Army to become a mechanic and served overseas in Korea. He met his wife, Myrt, in Muskegon where she was going to college and they were married on April 8, 1963.
Al owned and operated a gas station in Worcester, Massachusetts, he was also a machinist at Baker-Perkins in Saginaw and retired as a Corrections Officer for the State of Michigan. Al enjoyed fishing, hunting, camping, and playing card games, but the greatest joys of his life was worshiping his Savior and being with his wife.
Al is survived by his wife of 59 ½ years, Myrt; their children, Allen Jr. & Vicky Schei, Robin & Ricky Miller, Tina & Robert Wood, and Joe & Heather Schei; 17 grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; sister, Arlene & Bill Howe; and many nieces and nephews.
Al was preceded in death by his parents; son, Danny Schei; great grandson, Malachi Schei; and a halfbrother, Fred Schei.
Visitation for Al is being held on Wednesday, October 12th at the Simpson Family Funeral Home in Sheridan (246 S. Main St.) from 10 to 11 AM. Funeral services will also be at the funeral home on Wednesday, starting at 11 AM. Final interment will be at Bloomer Cemetery.