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W. Robert "Bob" Shellenberger

June 24, 1928 — October 22, 2023

Manheim

W. Robert “Bob” Shellenberger, 95, of Pleasant View Communities, Manheim, and formerly of Lititz, died on Sunday, October 22, 2023, at Lancaster General Hospital. Born in Thompsontown, he was the son of the late William H. and Joyce Shelley Shellenberger. Bob was the loving husband of Ruth E. Krall Shellenberger and they observed 73 years of marriage before her passing in 2019. Bob was a lifelong member of Erisman Mennonite Church, Manheim, where he served alongside his wife on the board of trustees, served as church treasurer, helped with bulletins and served as youth advisors. He owned and operated his family farm in Rapho Township with the help of his wife for over 40 years and also worked for Rapho Township and served as Township Supervisor for 26 years. In his free time, he enjoyed hunting, spending time outdoors, snowmobiling, playing cards and traveling.

Surviving are three sons; Dale K. husband of Patricia J. Bare Shellenberger, Bird-In-Hand, Dennis C. husband of Karen Hershey Shellenberger, Manheim, Daryl L. Shellenberger, Lancaster, three daughters; Barbara A. wife of J. Elvin Huber, Susan E. wife of Jay Smoker, Diane L. Stohler, all of Manheim, thirteen grandchildren, and sixteen great grandchildren. Preceding him in death are four children, Mildred A., Robert E., Ronald K., Dean A. Shellenberger, and two brothers, Marlin C. and Shelley R. Shellenberger.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend Robert’s Memorial Service at East Petersburg Mennonite Church, 6279 Main Street, East Petersburg, PA 17520 on Friday, October 27, 2023 at 11:00 AM. Visitation with the family will follow the service in fellowship hall. Interment will be private in East Petersburg Mennonite Cemetery.

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Friday, October 27, 2023

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

East Petersburg Mennonite Church

6279 Main Street, East Petersburg, PA 17520

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Friday, October 27, 2023

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East Petersburg Mennonite Church

6279 Main Street, East Petersburg, PA 17520

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