Raymond Schellinger (1921-2013)
Raymond G. “Ray” Schellinger, 91, died Thursday January 3, 2013 at St. Joseph’s Home and Rehab Center. Ray was born on April 16, 1921, in Hartford, WI. He volunteered for two years with the Civilian Conservation Corps, as well as worked in construction and agricultural for many years in the Kenosha-area. On September 8, 1951, Ray married Ellen B. Hamsing. In 1953, Ray and Ellen established Schellinger’s Egg Farm located on Green Bay Road in Kenosha which they operated for over 25 years. Ray was later employed with Jelco Wisconsin for 15 years as a school bus driver. Ray was a member of St. Anne’s Catholic Church, and Taws and Paws Square Dance Club of Kenosha. Ray is survived by his wife of 61 years, Ellen Schellinger; his daughter, Sandra (David) Laspa of Wisconsin Rapids, WI; his two sons, Glenn Schellinger of Phoenix, AZ, and Leo (Karen) Schellinger of Louisville, KY; and his three grandchildren, Ryan Laspa of Azusa, CA, and Kyle (Samantha) Laspa and Jena Laspa both of Madison, WI. Ray is also survived by his brother, Peter Schellinger of Marine On St. Croix, MN; and his sisters, Florence Champ of Denver, CO, Lucy Malban of San Diego, CA, and Eleanor Hyland of Hartford, WI. Ray was preceded in death by his sister, Irene Kuechler of West Bend, WI; and his parents, Paul and Anna (Breuer) Schellinger.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday January 9th 2012 at 11:00AM at St. Joseph’s Home and Rehab Center Chapel. (9244-29th Avenue) Burial will take place at a later date in Greenridge Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorials would be appreciated with charities to be designated later.