Robert Schallenberg, 68, of Jefferson City passed away at his home on Monday, August 9, 2021.
He was born September 22,1952, in Kansas City, MO to the late Eugene and Mary (Preuss) Schallenberg.
Bob grew up in Kansas City and graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business from UMKC. In his younger years, Bob was quite an athlete, excelling in basketball, football and running 5 and 10 K marathons. Whether it was experiencing sky diving or scuba diving, Bob was known to have an adventurous spirit.
Bob started his career as a Certified Public Accountant for the Missouri Public Service Commission and was currently working for the Office of Public Council, State of Missouri. Bob loved to read with a thirst for history, especially anything to do with battles and wars. His love of history led him to be the current President of the Friends of the Missouri State Museum.
Survivors include his long-time companion Janis Fischer of Holts Summit, two sons, Anthony (Tami) of Blue Springs, MO, Matthew (Michele) of Centennial, CO, five grandchildren, Alyssa, Sidney, Lukas, Nathan, Brooke, one brother, Vincent (Debra Williams) Schallenberg of Little Rock, AR, and four sisters, Mary Jean McDannel of Florida, Katherine “Kay’ Schallenberg of Lee's Summit, MO, Helen (Kevin) Schallenberg-Tillhof of CT., Phyllis (Brian Doyle) Schallenberg of Kansas City, MO.
A rosary will be recited at 10:30 a.m. with the Memorial Mass to be celebrated at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, August 17,2021, at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, 7049 Blue Ridge Blvd, Raytown, MO 64133. Father Adam Haake will officiate. Burial will be at Mt. Olivett Cemetery. A celebration of Robert’s life will continue at the Knights of Columbus, 5101 Blue Ridge Cut Off, Raytown, MO immediately following the cemetery.
Because Bob was an avid animal lover, we suggest that in leu of flowers that donations may be made to the Humane Society of MO, 1201 Macklind Ave, St. Louis, Mo 63110.
Dulle Trimble Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
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