Michael David Schelb

February 03, 1947 ‒ January 30, 2018

Mount Gilead, Ohio
Formerly of Marion, Ohio

Michael David Schelb, age 70 of Mount Gilead and formerly of Marion, passed away at his home on Tuesday January 30, 2018.

Michael was born on February 3, 1947 in Marion, the son of the late George Daniel and Francis E. (Kruzkamp) Schelb. He graduated from Marion Catholic High School.

Michael was a man of many talents and worked as a TV repairman, vendor machine services and as an electrician. He had boundless energy and was constantly tinkering around his home. He was truly a jack of all trades. His favorite place to be was at home at Hidden Lakes. It was there that he found his peace and enjoyed the tranquility of nature. He served on the board of directors for the camp ground.

He is survived by his only son David Michael Schelb; former daughter-in-law Jamie Schelb; grandchildren: Aaron, Virginia, and Allen; and his beloved dog of 20 years, Arrow.

A memorial services will be held Saturday June 30, 2018 at Hidden Lakes Camp Ground, 5248 Twp. Rd. 108 (Kerr Rd.), Mount Gilead at 1PM.

The Snyder Funeral Homes of Marion are honored to be serving the family; condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting www.SnyderFuneralHomes.com


  • Rest well in heaven. You have lived a full and fruitful life. The greatest gift you could have left on this earth is David and your Grand Kids to continue your memory. My heart goes out to you and the kids David.

  • It’s hard to imagine a life without Mike in it. I have known him over 20 years. As long as I can remember honestly. He was such a good friend to so many and loved by them all. David I am so sorry for your loss. Please know I am praying for you and the kids right now that he may get you threw this hard time. R.i.p. my friend you will forever be in our hearts

  • I say good bye to one of the best friends I have ever had the pleasure of knowing, I man that has taught me more than anyone knows, one that like me has served Hidden Lakes Campground for many years , with little or no appreciation from anyone for what he has done. I will miss Mike with all my heart and soul, and will forever cherish the wealth of knowledge he has shared with me . I look forward to some day sitting around a camp fire in heaven telling stories and remembering the times we shared here on earth. GOOD BYE MY DEAR FRIEND FOR NOW, i LOVE YOU

  • Mike and Arrow were the cutest thing ever . sorry for your loss! Mike was very helpful,always! And very funny! He always made me laugh.

  • You will be missed greatly,Mike. What a great and helpful spirit you are. So sorry Dave and grandkids. May you find comfort in the days ahead. Rest now till we meet again.

  • My brother,Samuel, and I grew up in the neighborhood with Mike. I wish to extend condolences to Mike’s family at news of his passing. May he now join Sam and the other friends from Oak St and N Prospect St whom God has called home.

  • Rest peacefully Mike. Your work here is done and done well. Peace to your family and friends. I am especially praying for Arrow. He addored you.