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Obituaries

Obituaries

George H. Schilling 1928 - 2007 Hiawatha

Hiawatha - A celebration of life for George H. Schilling, 79, Hiawatha, will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Chapel Oaks Funeral Home in Hiawatha. Burial with military services will follow at Hiawatha Cemetery.Mr. Schilling died Friday, May 11, 2007.He was born March 23, 1928, on a family farm near Hiawatha, the son of John A. Sr. and Martha Herman Schilling.He graduated from Hiawatha High School and attended Highland Community College. Mr. Schilling served in the Kansas National Guard, including a tour in Vietnam. He was the pastor at Christ Church in Hiawatha.He married Darlene Joy Wachter on Feb. 19, 1950, in Highland. She died Nov. 21, 1991.His parents and a twin brother, John A., also preceded him in death.Survivors include a son, John M. and wife Pam, Lawrence; two daughters, Elaine Schilling, Hiawatha, and Rhonda Parks and husband Tim, Lawrence; a sister, Mary Cummings, Hiawatha; six grandchildren, John M. Schilling II, Jim Schilling, Lori and Ben Joslin, and Andy and Zachary Parks; and four great-grandchildren, Jackson and Maxwell Schilling, Jalen LeClere and Mae Elizabeth-Jolie Joslin.Friends may call after 9 a.m. Monday at the funeral home, where the family will greet them from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.The family suggests memorials to Hiawatha Cemetery, sent in care of Chapel Oaks Funeral Home, 124 S. Seventh St., Hiawatha 66434.Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.chapeloaksfuneralhome.com">www.chapeloaksfuneralhome.com</a>.