Frederick E. Schellinger,
April 30, 1923 -- July 15, 2017
Frederick E. “Fred” Schellinger, 94, of Hartford, passed away Saturday, July 15, 2017, at The Kathy Hospice with his loving family by his side.
Fred was born in the town of Addison to Henry and Olive (nee Holzman) Schellinger on April 30, 1923. He was united in marriage to Irene Spaeth on June 12, 1948, at Holy Angels Catholic Church in West Bend. Fred was a dairy farmer for most of his life and also enjoyed building wood toys, fishing, being outdoors, and served in the meals on wheels program in Eagle River for 28 years. His greatest joy was spending time with family, especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Fred is survived by his beloved wife of 69 years, Irene; loving children, Margaret Mary (Terry) Pemble, William (Judy) Schellinger, Linda (Jerome) Mehlum, and James (Debra) Schellinger; cherished grandchildren, Kevin (special friend Patrice), Kelly, Kory (Toni), Kenny (Allyson), William, Wendy (Gary), James (Ericka), Joel, Jonathan, Cassondra, Michael, Marissa, Jennifer, and Daniel; 15 cherished great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren; and his dear brother, Thomas Schellinger. He is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He is preceded in death by his parents; brother, Robert (Bernida) Schellinger; and sister-in-law, Florence Schellinger.
A Mass of Christian Burial for Frederick will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday, July 19, at St. Lawrence Catholic Church (4886 Highway 175, Hartford, WI 53027) with the Rev. David LaPlante officiating. Family will greet relatives and friends at the church Wednesday from 3-6 p.m.
The Schellinger Family would like to share their sincere gratitude to The Kathy Hospice for their loving care of Fred.
The Shimon Funeral Home is assisting the family. Online condolences may be found at: www.shimonfuneralhome.com.