David A. Schallenberg

Published Sep 13, 2017 at 4:00pm

David A.Schallenberg, 80, of Westernville, died Saturday, September 9, 2017 at St. Luke’s Home. He was born July 15, 1937 in Rome, NY the son of Robert and Martha Abbuhl Schallenberg. He graduated from Holland Patent High School and attended Cornell University for two years. On November 4, 1961 he married Lois Jean McKerrow at the bride’s parent’s home in Centerville, NY. She died March 5, 2013. David was founder of D. A. Schallenberg Construction Company in 1959. He worked with his father on the Schallenberg Dairy Farms, purchasing it in 1975. David retired in 2002  

He is survived by two daughters and a son-in-law, Mary Ann and Eric Hart, Eldersburg, MD and Bonny Joy Schallenberg, Umatilla, FL; two sons and a daughter-in-law, David A. Schallenberg II, Westernville and Douglas and Peggy Schallenberg, Westernville; and a grandson, Drake. He was predeceased by a sister Violet Smith and a brother, Roland Schallenberg.

Funeral services will be held 10 am Saturday at Prince-Boyd & Hyatt Home For Funerals, Inc., 7751 Merrick Road, Rome. Interment will be in Westernville Cemetery. Relatives and friends may call at the Funeral Home, 7751 Merrick Road Friday from 4 to 7 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to Parkinsons’s Disease Foundation, P.O. Box 6012, Albert Lea, MN 56007-9805 

You may view the obituary and send a message of sympathy online at www.princeboydhyatt.com.