John Eric Shellberg, 82, passed away early Wednesday morning, April 14, 2021 with his fiancé by his side at his home in Connersville.

One of four sons of Francis Oscar and Marie Griffin Shellberg, John was born on February 11, 1939 in Jackson, Michigan.

For many years, John was employed as a mechanical engineer at Ford Visteon in Connersville.

John was a member of the VFW, AMVETS, American Legion, Eagles, and Moose lodges in Connersville and the Elks lodge in Rushville.

Besides his fiancé, Kathie Glass, survivors include three sons, Bradley Rogers of Jackson, Michigan, Christopher Shellberg of Ohio, and David (Laura) Shellberg of Connersville; four grandchildren, Cierra Caldwell, Ruthie Sumner, Dillon Rogers, and Lauren Shellberg; one great-granddaughter, Jaylin Steele; three brothers, Tom (Mary Lou) Shellberg of Jackson, Michigan, Jerry (Marti) Shellberg of Port Charlotte, Florida, and Michael (Lori) Shellberg of Ossineke, Michigan.

John was preceded in death by his parents; and two infant grandchildren, Jacob John Rogers and Alexis Shellberg.

In honor of John’s wishes, following cremation, a private graveside service with military honors provided by Fayette County Veterans Council will be conducted in Dale Cemetery. Miller, Moster, Robbins Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements.

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