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Dallas D. Schellenberg, age 83

Posted: 16 August, 2012

Dallas D. Schellenberg, age 83, of Winside, passed away Wednesday, August 15, at Faith Regional Health Services.
Funeral Services for Dallas D. Schellenberg will be Saturday, August 18, at St. John's Lutheran Church in Norfolk at 10am.

Reverend Edgar Schambach will be officiating.

Burial will be in Hillcrest Memorial Park Cemetery in Norfolk.

Visitation will be Friday from 3-7pm at Home for Funerals in Norfolk, Nebraska.

Dallas was born August 7, 1929, 5 miles North of Hoskins to Edwin and Elphia (Norling) Schellenberg on the farm where he still lived.  He was baptized in 1929 and confirmed on May 28, 1943 at Winside.  He attended grade school at District 78 North of Hoskins.  Dallas graduated at Valedictorian from Winside High School in 1947 and attended Boys State his junior year.  Dallas attended Norfolk Junior College and played basketball with Richie Ashburn.

Dallas farmed with his father until May of 1951.  He and Marcella "Marcy" (Hamm) were married on May 11, 1951 he left for the Army on May 23, 1951.  Dallas went through Basic Training at Camp Chaffee Arkansas.  He then was shipped overseas to Japan where he attended teletype school for 6 weeks at camp Drake.  He was then shipped to Korea where he ran the teletype machines that calculated the coordinates for artillery rounds.  He was honorably discharged on March 6, 1953.  Dallas returned home to continue farming East of Hoskins.  In 1960 they moved to the family farm North of Hoskins.  In addition to farming Dallas hauled mail from 1962 to 1976.  In 1985 Dallas retired from farming and in 1986 purchased Weible's Bar in Winside, he and Marcy renamed it "Shelley's Saloon".  Dallas and Marcy sold the bar and retired in 2003.

Dallas is survived by his wife of 61 years, Marcy, 4 children and their spouses, Kirt (Bonnie) Schellenberg of Litchfield Park, AZ; Karmon Lienemann of Hoskins; Byron "BJ" (Linda) Schellenberg of Scottdale, AZ;  Darin (Julie) Schellenberg of Le Mars, IA; 12 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his sister Lennis and her husband Harlan Herbolschiemer and a son-in-law, Duane Lienemann.

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