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Arnold Karl Schelske

October 23, 1934 ~ October 21, 2018 (age 83)

Arnold was born October 23, 1934 to Gotfred & Erna (Huber) Schelske in Hot Springs, South Dakota. He passed away just 2 days shy of his 84th birthday on October 21, 2018 in Depoe Bay, Oregon surrounded by his care team at Sunshine Home and his family.

He Served in the Army for two years and was in combat in Korea. Arnold became a member of the Honor Guard after his Honorable Discharge for his serve to his country in 1955. In 1957 Arnold married Nancy Clemons and together they had three children. He spent 33 years in Oregon as a farmer, brick mason and cosmetologist; the family then moved to Arizona and he spent 30 years working in the government for the Department of Agriculture as a Supervisor. Nancy and Arnold returned to Oregon to enjoy their retirement years in Depoe Bay, Oregon and were members of the Bayside Chapel.

Left to mourn is his spouse of 61 years, Nancy Schelske, his sons Brady Schelske & Brian Schelske, his daughter Kelley Lynn Schelske, his brother Howard Schelske, his sister Loretta Moore, seven grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren, his church family and many more family members and friends.

A Memorial Service in Arnold's Honor will be held Saturday October 27th , 2018 at 11:00 AM the location is at Bayside Chapel 145 Collins Street in Depoe Bay, Oregon. The Military Funeral Honor Guard of Oregon will be present.

In lieu of flowers please make donations to Bayside Chapel in Depoe Bay, Oregon.

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