Charlie Schellberg, age 96 of Round Top, passed away on September 27, 2012 in La Grange.
Charlie was born on March 10, 1916 at Waldeck, to Otto Charles Schellberg and Johanna Heineke Schellberg.
Charlie married Minnie Bunjes on June 26, 1937, at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Warrenton. He was a retired steelworker and farmer. Charlie was a member of the Round Top-Warrenton Volunteer Fire Department and Froliche Gesang Verin (German Singing Group). He also enjoyed gardening, raising cattle and dancing.
Charlie is survived by one son, Harry Schellberg of Round top; two granddaughters, Julie Schellberg of Denver, Colorado and Laura J. White & husband William of Manchester, U.K.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Minnie Schellberg, parents, five brothers; Walter Schellberg, Monroe Schellberg, Alvin Schellberg, Herbert Schellberg & Atland Schellberg; daughter-in-law, Betty Schellberg & in-laws, Reinhard and Lorena Bunjes.
Visitation is scheduled for Monday October 1, 2012, from 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM , at Fayette Memorial Funeral Home in La Grange. The family will receive visitors at this time.
Funeral services are scheduled for Tuesday October 2, 2012, at 9:30 AM, at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Warrenton.
Interment will follow at Florida Chapel Cemetery, near Round Top.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. John’s Lutheran Church in Warrenton.