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Donald Raymond Schellenberg

April 16, 1928 July 17, 2012
Donald Raymond Schellenberg
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Obituary for Donald Raymond Schellenberg

Donald Raymond Schellenberg, a longtime resident of Highland, entered Eternal Life on July 17, 2012. He was eighty-four years old.

He was born on April 16, 1928 in Dearborn, Michigan, the son of Charles and Mildred (Waechter) Schellenberg, and grew up in Dearborn. As a young man he worked on Henry Ford�s farm, often sharing Sunday dinners with Mr. Ford and his family. In the 1950�s he was introduced to Doris Teeples, while he was working as a milkman with a local distributor. They fell in love and would be blessed with fifty-three years of marriage, raising their family on Clark Street in Highland where each generation thereafter continued to gather.

He was preceded in death by Doris, his beloved wife of over fifty-three years, on Nov. 21, 2011, and is survived by sons, Donald (Candi) Schellenberg of Highland, David Alan (Carol) Schellenberg of Avilla, IN; daughter, Debra Ann (fiance Jeffery Weber) of Waterford; grandchildren, Jason, Kristin, Kathryn, Leah (fiance Zachary Dunn), David and Sarah Ann, and great granddaughter, Zoey. Extended family and a host of dear friends join in mourning Don�s passing and giving thanks to God for his life among them.

A Funeral Service will be held at Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, 404 E. Liberty St., Milford, on Saturday, July 21, 11AM, with the Rev. James Kummer officiating. Burial Highland Cemetery. Friends may visit Friday 2-8PM. Memorials may be made in his name to the Highland United Methodist Church or to the American Heart Association. For further information please phone 248-684-6645.


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