DEATHS: Orville Schellenberg, 86


Orville Schellenberg, 86, retired farmer and piano technician, died April 22 at Parkside Homes in Hillsboro.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday, April 25, at Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Church with Pastor Dave Plett officiating. A private burial service will precede the funeral.

He was born April 28, 1921, to Abraham and Lena Thiessen Schellenberg at Jansen, Neb. On Dec. 7, 1943, he was married to Rosella Reddig, who predeceased him in 1983.

He is survived by two sons, Gene of Wichita and Marv and wife Andrea of Wichita; three daughters, Darlene and husband Bob Loewen of Hillsboro, Barb and husband Marv Harms of Lincoln, Neb., and LaVon and husband Randy Friesen of Wichita; 20 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

The family will receive guests from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at Hillsboro MB Church.

A memorial has been established for the piano fund at the church.

Condolences may be sent to the family via jost@jostfuneralhome.com.


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