Obit: Shull, Max (1939 - 2013)

Contact: Audrey Roedl

Surnames: Shull, Randall, Ylisaari, Kanneberg

----Source: The Loyal TRG (Loyal, Clark County, WI) 13 Feb 2013

Shull, Max (15 May 1939-09 Feb. 2013)

Max A. Shull, 72, West Springfield, Pa., formerly from the Loyal, Marshfield area, passed away quietly at his home early Saturday morning, Feb. 9, 2013. Friends are invited to call at the Jean Evans Thompson Funeral Home, 11883 Main St., East Springfield, Pa. on Friday, Feb. 15, from 1 p.m. until the time of the Life Celebration Service at 3 p.m.

Max Shull was born in Cochranton, Pa., on May 15, 1939, the son of Max E. and Wilda Charlotte (nee Randall) Shull. He graduated from the Huntington Ind. High School and proudly served our country during the Korean War in the U.S. Army. After the war, Max decided to do many different things. He owned and operated a dairy farm in Wisconsin, and he loved doing auto body repair work and painting cars. He was the CEO of the Centerville Auto Body in California and in 2001, he retired from Skufca Auto Body in Ashtabuka, Ohio. Max moved around quite a bit and found things to do and he enjoyed life to the fullest. He enjoyed going to the VFW with his wife. When he lived in California, he was a member of the Optimist Club and the Masonic Lodge. He enjoyed playing pool and was a 40-year veteran member and player in the Sanctioned Valley 8 Pool League. He enjoyed bowling. Golfing and gardening. One of his greatest achievements were the two cars he painted and were featured on the cover of “Hot Rod” Magazine.

Max is survived by his wife, Karen Ylisaari; four children, Susan (Ken Delap) Shull, Marshfield, Randy (Renee) Shull, Camp Douglas, Roger (Anabel) Mason, Denver, Colo., and Dana (Troy) Kanneberg, Marshfield; a step-son, Trevor (Linda) Ylisaari, Conneaut, Ohio; 12 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; a sister, Esther Henry, Indianapolis, Ind; a brother, Paul (Lois) Shull, Cochranton, Pa.l and three brothers in law, David (Judy) diehl, West Springfield, Pa., Raymond (Marjorie) Diehl, West Springfield, Pa., and Charles Roney, Lake City, Pa.

Besides his parents, Max was preceded in death by a brother, Alfred Burnell Shull; a sister, Wilda, Charlotte Shull; a step-daughter, Tracy Ylisaari; and a brother-in-law, Cal Henry.



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