Arthur Schebler


Funeral services and a Mass of Christian Burial for Arthur V. Schebler, 85, a resident of Davenport, will be 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 9, 2010 at Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church, Davenport.

Burial will take place in Holy Family Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday from 4-7 p.m. at the Halligan-McCabe-DeVries Funeral Home, where a prayer service will be held at 6:30 p.m. Mr. Schebler died Monday, Sept. 6, 2010 at the Davenport Lutheran Home after an extended illness.

Arthur Vincent Schebler was born Nov. 29, 1924 in Davenport a son of Arthur J. and Loretta (Werthmann) Schebler. After graduating from St. Ambrose Academy, Art proudly served our country in the U.S. Army. He completed his education after the service graduating with honors from the former St. Ambrose College in 1950. He was united in marriage to Rosella J. Corbin on April 16, 1955 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church.

Art retired in 2005 as Business Manager of Dahl Ford after more than 55 years of service. He was a member of Our Lady of Victory Church and a member of both the Moose and Elks Club. Art enjoyed, fishing, golfing and tennis but his greatest joy in life came from spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.


Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, Quad City Chapter or Our Lady of Victory Building Fund.

Survivors include his wife, Rosella, and their children, David (Susan) Schebler, Indianapolis, Mark Schebler, Irmo, S.C., and Brian (Sue) Schebler, St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, Lori (Jerry) Bishop, Des Moines; nine grandchildren, Amber (Justin), Chloe, Tyler, Kristen, Sean, Rachel, Amanda, Tony and Lisa; two great-grandchildren, Brayden and Lainey; a brother, James (Maureen) Schebler, Davenport, as well as numerous loving nieces and nephews.

His parents and brother, Bernard (Kay) Schebler preceded him in death. Art’s family would like to extend a special thank you to both the staffs at Davenport Lutheran Home and Trinity Pathway Hospice, especially Anthony, for all their loving care and support over the past few weeks. Online remembrances and condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting Art’s obituary at

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