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Well Known Lakes Area Developer Passes Away

Wed 6-28-2017

(Spirit Lake)-- A man well known for a number of residential developments in the Iowa Great Lakes Area has passed away. August “Auggie” Scheppmann passed away Tuesday at the age of 88.

Some of the more well known developments Scheppmann was associated with locally include Southern Glenn and Pointe of Pines...both on the south side of Spirit Lake, West Okoboji Harbor, Oak Ridge Landings on Loon Lake; as well as a development on Silver Lake at Lake Park and one in Spencer...to name just a few.

Scheppmann grew up in Okabena, Minnesota. He went to work for his father in construction after serving in the Air Force in the early 1950's.

A funeral service for Auggie is set for 11:00 am Saturday at First Lutheran Church in West Okoboji. Visitation with the family present will be from 5:00 until 7:00 pm at Turner Jenness Funeral Home in Spirit Lake, which is handling the arrangements.