Max Bird Schelbert
- November 11, 1938 - February 7, 2013
of Max's Passing
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“Dad, thank you for being my support my comfort and my role model. A son could not ask for a more wonderful father. Thank you for a lifetime of...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: Mark - Kokomo, IN - Son
I'm not sure if you remember me from Maconaquah Elementary but I taught with you in the first grade open classroom. I saw that Max went to...Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: Judy Rausch (Herdlicka) - Kokomo, IN
“I am deeply saddened to hear of the passing of my uncle Max. He was a kind and generous man. He was very hard working. When I think of him, I...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: James W. Carlson - Pasadena, CA
“THINKING OF YOU AND YOUR FAMILY WITH SYMPATHY ON THE LOSS OF YOUR LOVED ONE
4 of 10 | Posted by: Mrs. Clyde (Mercedis) Fenton - IN
“thoughts and prayers go out to the schelbert family
5 of 10 | Posted by: charlie swisher - greentown, IN
“Very sorry for your loss. Tony and Wendy Liali
6 of 10 | Posted by: Tony Liali - Russiaville, IN
“Carol thinking of you at this time. Celebrate where Max is now. Loved the dvd. Cherish those memories. Prayers for you and your family.
7 of 10 | Posted by: Debbie Dunham McCollum - Attica, IN
“Dear Carol and family, we are so sorry for your loss. He was such a nice man! We will be remembering you in our prayers.
Brian and Terri Bargerhuff...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: Terri Bargerhuff - Peru, IN
“Dear Carol, Mark, Liz, and Laura, I am so very sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you all. Lots of love to you. Gwen.
9 of 10 | Posted by: Gwen Clark - Indianapolis, IN
“Mark and family,
We send our condolences and prayers to you during this time of your loss. We pray for strenght and peace for your family.
Bob and...Read More »
10 of 10 | Posted by: Bob and Cindy Croll - Kokomo, IN
Max Bird Schelbert, 74, passed away at 8:35 AM Thursday, February 7, 2013 in St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis. Born November 11, 1938 in Francisville, IN, he is the son of the late Philipp Schelbert and Ethel (Bird) Schelbert. On January 28, 1967, he married Carol Sue (Carlson), and she survives. He was a veteran serving in the Army National Guard. He was a tool maker with Chrysler for 47 years, retiring in 2004. He was a member of the First Christian Church in Peru and U.A.W. Local #685. He was a Godly man; very kind and generous. His family was always very important to him.
He was a wonderful husband of 46 years to his wife Carol Sue Schelbert; loving and supportive father to his son Mark Adam (Liz) Schelbert; and daughter Laura (David) Pettifor; and loving grandfather to his grandchildren Kaitlyn, Trelaine, and Declan Schelbert. He is also survived by one brother Douglas (Susie) Schelbert; one sister Anna (Virgil) Hurlock; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother Philipp Conrad Schelbert.
Services will be 1:00 PM Saturday, February 9, 2013 in Ellers Mortuary Main Street Chapel, 725 S. Main Street, Kokomo. Richard Carlson will officiate. Burial with military rites by the U.S. Army and the Kokomo Military Rites Team will follow in Sunset Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM Saturday at the mortuary.