Kenneth “Kenny” L. Schell, 75, of Fremont, OH passed away on Monday, April 2, 2018 at St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center in Toledo. He was born on January 24, 1943 in Fremont to Alvin Andrew and Anna Marie(Stine) Schell. He was a 1961 graduate of Fremont Ross High School.
Kenny married Betty J. Brooks on November 10, 1979 in Fremont and she survives. He worked for the Chrysler Corporation at the Toledo Machining Plant in Perrysburg for thirty years and retired February 1, 1999.
Kenny was a member of the VFW, American Legion and Eagles in Fremont. He was also a member of the Moose in Clyde. He enjoyed working on small motors, going to all the clubs, playing pool, traveling and listening to country music.
Kenny is survived by his wife of thirty-eight years, Betty J. Schell, Fremont, OH; children, Kim (Ronnie) Erbs, Titusville, FL, Shari (Jim) Covert, Fremont, OH; step daughter, Julie Baker of Michigan; brothers, David Schell, Fremont, OH and Ronald Schell, St. Pete, FL; mother-in-law, Pauline Brooks; nine grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; infant sister, Shirley Schell; brothers, Dick, Jim, Jerry and Clarence Schell; step son-in-law, Brian Baker; sister-in-law, Barbara Schell; father-in-law, Donald Brooks, Sr.
Visitation: Friday, April 6, 2018, from 2 – 4 pm at Wonderly Horvath Hanes Funeral Home and Crematory, 425 E. State St, Fremont, OH.
Services will begin at 4 pm at the funeral home with Pastor Phil Lohmeyer officiating.
Burial will take place at Greenlawn Memory Gardens at a later date.
Memorials can be made to the American Cancer Society or the North Shore Animal Shelter.
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Tom & Dianne Wilhelm
Dear Betty, Shari, So sorry to Hear of Kenny’s death. He was such a nice guy. GOD Bless You and all the family. Love from Tom & Dianne Wilhelm
Our Deepest sympathy on the loss of Kenny. He will be missed . Our prayers and thoughts are with all of his family. He was a Good Friend In School.
God Bless Betty and all of his Family