Obituary notice: Frank T. Schnell

Submitted by Sammy Smith (

Frank T. Schnell was a Columbus native and long-time SGA member. He retired from the Columbus Museum in 2001 and moved to Florida with his wife, Gail, also an SGA member.

Tim Chitwood in the Columbus Ledger-Enquirer online has this obituary, dated Wednesday, 20 January 2010.

He reports: “The retired Columbus Museum archaeologist died Monday in Florida. His wife Gail said he fell Saturday from a ladder while storing Christmas decorations in their attic in Bradenton. He was 69.”