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Bobbie G. Schilling

December 18, 1927 October 26, 2006
Bobbie G. Schilling
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Bobbie Gerald Schilling Bobbie Gerald Schilling, Luck, died Thursday, Oct. 26, 2006. He was 78 years old. He was born December 18, 1927, near St. Gregor, Saskatchewan, Canada, to Tolbert and Delilah (Johnston) Schilling. He attended eight years of school in Canada and the United States. In 1936, the family moved to the east side of Big Round Lake. He married Mary Jean (Eskedahl) Schilling on May 28, 1952. At that time, they moved to a farm east of Luck. He always had his hand in repairing old cars, tractors, motorcycles and airplanes. He loved to fly his airplane and ride his motorcycle. He has many friends he helped with farming to repairing machinery. He was a farmer and a handyman. He volunteered for the Navy on Feb. 12, 1946; boot training at Great Lakes, Milwaukee. He went to California for additional training. Bob had training as a diesel motor mechanic. He also served as an electrician and movie operator aboard ship. He served on three ships from Pearl Harbor, Guam, Hong Kong, Shanghai China, Korea and Japan. He left the Navy on Dec. 12, 1948; a 60-day leave was attached on to served time that he didn't get in the Navy. He belonged to the American Legion of Luck. Bobbie is survived by his wife, Mary Jean (Eskedahl) Schilling; three daughters, Jeanie Lynn (Wayne) Johnson of Frederic, Cheryl Ann Schilling of Luck and Nancy Mae Schilling of Luck; grandson, Dallas Caroon of Luck; great-grandson, Dominic Caroon; two brothers, Jack (Carlene) Schilling of Salem, Oreg., Bill (Mary) Schilling of Luck; two sisters, Betty (Leonard) Schandorff of Luck, Ida Rose (Donald) Hostrup of Weslaco, Texas; sisters-in-law, Marie, Shirley and Pearl Schilling. She is preceded in death by parents, Tolbert and Delilah Schilling; three brothers, Lee, Max and Ray Schilling; grandchildren, Darik and Jennifer Caroon. Bob loved to ride his motorcycle with Jeanie in parades. All had many rides in his airplane. He landed the airplane on lake ice in winter and checked on fishing. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 31, at the Bone Lake Lutheran Church.

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