Howard Schilling Jr.

Passed away on November 11, 2013

Howard Schilling, Jr., 80 of Huntington passed away at 4:21pm on Monday, November 11, 2013 at Parkview Hospital in Fort Wayne. Howard was a 1951 graduate of Huntington Township High School. Howard was a farmer his entire life. He was a Mt. Etna Volunteer Fireman and was a member of the Mt. Etna United Methodist Church.

Howard was born on March 3, 1933 in Huntington, a son of Jacob Howard and Nova (Rusher) Schilling.

Howard was united in marriage to Donna Richardson on August 19, 1954 in Columbia City. His wife survives.

Additional survivors include two daughters: Marilyn (Dale) Rumple of Mt. Etna; Lori (Bryan) Gass of California; two brothers: Arden Schilling of Huntington; Paul Schilling of Illinois; a son-in-law: John Etter of Huntington; eight grandchildren and five great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a daughter: Connie Etter and three brothers: Hugh Schilling, Harold Schilling and Arlo Schilling.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, November 14, 2013 from 2:00 – 4:00pm and 6:00 – 8:00pm at the Myers Funeral Home Huntington Chapel, 2901 Guilford Street, Huntington, Indiana.

Funeral service will be held on Friday, November 15, 2013 at 10:00am at the Myers Funeral Home Huntington Chapel.

Interment will be at the Gardens of Memory Cemetery.

Memorial donations can be made out to American Cancer Society or American Heart Association both in care of Myers Funeral Home 2901 Guilford Street, Huntington, IN 46750.


  • Visitation Thursday, November 14, 2013
  • Visitation Thursday, November 14, 2013
  • Funeral Service Friday, November 15, 2013

Howard Schilling Jr.

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Iris Clark

November 15, 2013

So sorry to see this. My sympathies

November 15, 2013

"You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers" Herb and Neysa Searles (Lebanon, In.)

Kevin Goodnight

November 14, 2013

Very sorry for your loss, our prayers are

Paul and Janet DeWitt

November 14, 2013

Our sincerest sympathies.

Pat Karst

November 13, 2013

I always enjoyed working with Jr. So sorry for your loss.

Dave & Lynette Walter

November 13, 2013

Deepest Sympathy

Kristin Jackson

November 13, 2013

Prayers for your family

Joel Van Gilder

November 13, 2013

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.