Palmer Rodney Schatell

Published 11:45 am Friday, August 7, 2020

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Mr. Palmer Rodney Schatell, 88, formerly of Miami, Fla., died Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020 at Davie Nursing and Rehabilitation.

Mr. Schatell was born on Feb. 3, 1932 in Chicago, Ill. to the late Morris and Helen Pazertsky Schatell. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army having served during the Korean Conflict and enjoyed his time serving in the U.S. Coast Guard Reserve in Miami. Mr. Schatell retired as a technical writer and enjoyed firearms, Civil War reenactments and model railroads.

Survivors: 2 children, Marc Schatell (Jill Reich) of Winston-Salem and Dorian Schatell (James Johnston) of Catonsville, Md.; 2 grandchildren, Caitlin and Kellen Johnston; and a sister, Riki Schatell of Chicago.

Mr. Schatell’s cremains will be scattered on a select Civil War battlefield by his family.