Kenneth P. Schelk
Kenneth P. Schelk

July 5, 1927 - May 6, 2018
Born in Mansfield, Ohio
Resided in Crestline, Ohio
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Kenneth P. Schelk, 90, of Crestline, died Sunday, May 6, 2018 at Elmcroft Of Ontario, Mansfield after a brief illness.

Ken was born in Mansfield, on July 5, 1927 to the late Phillip and Esther A. (Reents) Schelk. He married Ruth Elma (Fisher) Schelk on March 15, 1963 and she preceded him in death on March 19, 2017.

He was employed by Mansfield Screw Machine as an Estimator/Operator for forty-one years. After retirement he worked twenty years for Holcker Hardware in Crestline. Ken served his country in the U.S. Army during World War II. He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Crestline, and was a former member of the Men’s Garden Club, Mansfield. Ken enjoyed fishing, loved working in his yard, and was an avid Cleveland Indians fan.

He is survived by his daughters; Debra and Dale Fellure, Mansfield, Barbara and Edward Armstrong, Mansfield, his step son; Bud and Pat Snyder, Crestline, grandchildren; Misty Watson, Dusty and Audra Fellure, Daniel Armstrong, step grandchildren; Marcia, Steve, Krista, Ric, great-grandchildren; Kristin, Ashley, Carter, Renee, Joe, Gavin, nine step great-grandchildren, and three step great great-grandchildren.

In addition to his wife, he is preceded by his sister, Lorna Remark.

Friends may call on Thursday, May 10, 2018 from 11:00AM to 1:00PM. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM at the Schneider-Gompf Funeral Home, 223 West Main St., Crestline, with Pastor Diana Seaman officiating.

The Schneider-Gompf Funeral Home, 223 West Main St., Crestline is honored to serve the family of Kenneth P. Schelk.

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Visitation
Schneider-Gompf Funeral Home
223 West Main Street
Crestline, OH US 44827
Thursday, May 10, 2018
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Service
Schneider-Gompf Funeral Home
223 West Main Street
Crestline, OH US 44827
Thursday, May 10, 2018
1:00 PM