Schell, Charles A. 1887-1960

SCHELL Charles Anthony (1887 – 1960)

Mar. 9, 1887
Montgomery County
Ohio, USA


Dec. 4, 1960
East Liverpool
Columbiana County
Ohio, USA


East Liverpool Review, East Liverpool, Columbiana Co., OH. Monday, 05 Dec 1960, pg. 1.

Organizer Of Key Club

Charles A. Schell Taken; Rites Scheduled Tuesday

Charles A. Schell, 402 Carolina Ave., Chester, operator of an East Liverpool heating concern for 28 years, long an active Kiwanian and one of the founders of the High School Key Club, died Sunday morning at 6:20 at City Hospital following a brief illness. Born at Dayton, a son of the late Joseph A. Schell and Rose Sebring Schell, Mr. Schell had resided in the East Liverpool area 35 years. Since 1932, he had operated the Schell Heating Co. About 5 years ago, Mr. Schell served as lieutenant governor of the 15th Kiwanis District of Ohio. President of the Kiwanis Club here in 1954, he was instrumental in organizing the Kiwanis – sponsored Key Club at the High School. He was chairman of the Kiwanis boys and girls committee for two years and was chairman of the 15th District Key Club committee for a year. Before elevation to the lieutenant governor’s post, he had served as district vice president. He rolled up a long record of perfect attendance at weekly Kiwanis meetings. Mr. Schell also was a member of East Liverpool Masonic Lodge 681 and the First Church of Christ Scientist. He leaves his widow, Mrs. Viva Schell, at home; five sons, Charles A. Schell of Warren, James J. Schell of Columbus, Robert W. Schell of East Liverpool, Edward H. Schell of Dayton and Harold B. Schell of Ithaca, N. Y.; two daughters, Mrs. Maxine Ash of Northfield, Ohio, and Mrs. Sally Ruhe of Louisville, Ky.; a brother, Joseph Schell of West Carrollton, Ohio; a sister, Mrs. Margaret McEwan of Xenia and 16 grandchildren. Services will be conducted Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. in the Dawson Funeral home by members of the First Church of Christ, Scientist. Burial will be in Columbiana County Memorial Park. Friends may call at the funeral home tonight. The family requested that material tributes take the form of donations to the Key Club.

Contributed by George Allison