Gale Randle Scheller

November 21, 1930 ~ May 28, 2019 (age 88)


Name: Gale Randle Scheller            Age: 88                 Address: Litchfield, IL formerly of Mt. Olive, IL.
Died: Tuesday, May 28, 2019, 11:00 pm  Place: ST. John's  Hospital, Springfield, IL
Born: November 21, 1930  Place: Mt. Olive, IL
Father: the late:  Carl A. Scheller
Mother: the late:  Mable Randle Scheller
Spouse:    His first marriage was to Dorothy Monke on August 5, 1950 in the Immanuel Lutheran Church Mt. Olive, Illinois, she died on October 25, 1992.  His second marriage was to Joan Allen on June 19, 1993 in the Union Avenue Christian Church, Litchfield, Illinois, she died on May 3, 2016.    
Schooling:  He attended Mt. Olive Schools and graduated from Mt. Olive High School with the Class of 1948.
Church:  Immanuel Lutheran Church, Mt. Olive, IL.
Occupation: Insurance Agent //  Founded Scheller Insurance with his father Carl Scheller in 1949.
Military:  A member of the United States Army.
Organizations: Member of the Chamber of Commerce //  Lions Club  //  Chairman of Boys Scouts Committee
Interests: Enjoyed Golfing //  playing cards //  Square dancing and most of all traveling.
Survivors: 4 Sons: James (Nadine) Scheller of Staunton, IL, Randy (Rhonda McDaniel) Scheller of Springfield, IL //  Craig (Laurie) Allen, Gilbert, AZ //  Jim (Lori) Allen, Farmersville, IL.  // 2 Daughters: Janet (John) Rowe of Springfield, IL // Sandie Prehoda of Springfield, IL // 1 Brother: Gary (Pat) Scheller of Highland, IL // 1 Sister: Colene (Harold) France of Tulsa, OK // 10 Grandchildren:  Christopher //  Phillip // Matthew // Julie // Jennifer // Steven // Devin // Kelsey // Tucker //  Kacie //  6 Great-Grandchildren:  Chole // Owen // Madison // Riley // Trevor and Jacquelyn. //  Friend:  Dee Copley //  Brother-in-law & Sister-in-law Bob and Joann Scheller of Florrisant, MO.
Preceded in Death:  Parents:  Carl A. & Mabel Randle Scheller // Wives:  Dorothy Monke Scheller and Joan Allen Scheller.
Visitation: Friday, May 31, 2019, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm  Becker & Son Funeral Home, Mt. Olive, IL
Funeral Service: Saturday, June 1, 2019, 11:00 a.m.  Immanuel Lutheran Church, Mt. Olive, IL
Burial: Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery, Mt. Olive, IL
Military Rites will be accorded by the Mt. Olive Veterans.
Clergy: Rev. James Ritter
Pallbearers:  Grandchildren: Phil Scheller // Jennifer Jackson // Matthew Scheller // Julie Scheller //  Owen Scheller // Steven Prehoda and Tucker Allen.
Music:  Organist  Linda Walker
Lunch:  following the service and burial will be provided by the Immanuel Ladies and held in the Immanuel Educational Hall.
Memorials:  Mt. Olive Cemetery //  Immanuel Lutheran Church
Becker & Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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May 31, 2019

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Becker & Son Funeral Home
221 S Poplar St
Mt. Olive, IL 62069

Funeral Service
June 1, 2019

11:00 AM
Immanuel Lutheran Church
111 East Main Street
Mt. Olive, Illinois 62069

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