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In Memory of Donald Chopper Schmeltz

By Post 11 Fan, 02/22/20, 8:00AM EST


Condolences to the Schmeltz family and Pemberville Post 183

Post 11 is deeply saddened by the passing of Chopper Schmeltz, long-time skipper of Pemberville Post 183 American Legion Baseball.

Chopper passed away this past Wednesday, 2/19/2020.

Watch this short video to hear Chopper share in his own words what Legion Baseball meant to him and the importance of serving the youth of our country. The video was shot last summer at the annual Pemberville tournament.

Post 11 offers its deepest condolences to the his wife Mary, the entire Schmeltz family and to our ALB family at Post 183.

We will miss you, Chopper!

Chopper and Mary Schmeltz

Chopper Schmeltz Interview, June 2019