Dale A. Schellie, 62, of Gaylord, passed away October 8, 2023, while working in New Mexico.
Dale was born in Rogers City, May 22, 1961, to Richard and Janet (Koss) Schellie. He moved to the Gaylord area in 1992. In 1999 he began his own business, North Central Production, based in Michigan. Dale’s hard work and dedication in the gas and oil industry took him to many other states, including Texas, New Mexico and Wyoming.
He enjoyed long walks and visits to Deadman’s Hill each fall. Always young at heart, Dale also loved to visit Sea World.
Dale is survived by his wife of 36 years, Karin; three children, Jeremy (Kelsey) Schellie, Heather (Derek) Trinkle and Bridget Schellie; three grandchildren, Madeline, Whitney and Lucia; mother, Janet Schellie-Krajniak; and siblings, Randy-Scott, Danny and Shari (Scott) Frankland.
He was preceded in death by his father, Richard Schellie; and his grandson, Charles James “CJ.”
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, October 21, at 2 p.m. from St. Mary Cathedral, 606 N. Ohio Ave. in Gaylord.
Visitation will be held at the Nelson Funeral Home, 135 N. Center Ave. in Gaylord Friday, October 20, from 5 until 8 p.m. A rosary will be offered at the funeral home Friday evening at 5:30 p.m.
Visitation will continue Saturday, October 21, 2023, at St. Mary Cathedral, from 1 p.m. until the time of services.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Nelson Funeral Home and Cremation Service, P.O. Box 1548, Gaylord MI 49734. www.nelsonsfuneralhome.com.