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 Norbert Joseph “Shel” Shelangouski

Norbert Joseph “Shel” Shelangouski

Fairfield, Jefferson County, Iowa, USA
Death 23 Mar 2002 (aged 75)
East Moline, Rock Island County, Illinois, USA
Burial Rock Island, Rock Island County, Illinois, USA
Plot T - 3
Memorial ID 67512849 · View Source
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Services for Norbert J. "Shel" Shelangouski, 75, East Moline, are 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Mary's Catholic Church, East Moline, where he was a member. Burial is in Rock Island National Cemetery, where East Moline VFW Post 8890 will conduct military honors.

Visitation is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Van Hoe Funeral Home, East Moline, where a rosary will be recited at 6 p.m. Memorials may be made to the family.

Norbert died Saturday, March 23, 2002, at his home.

Norbert Shelangouski was born Aug. 10, 1926, in Fairfield, Iowa, the son of Edward and Carrie Pech Shelangouski. He married Virginia (Gonzales) Hernandez May 20, 1961, in Rock Island. She died Nov. 12, 2000.

Shel had worked at the former Ametek and at Deere and Co., and retired from the Rock Island National Cemetery in 1989.

Norbert held many positions at East Moline Ybarra-Gomez VFW Post 8890, including commander. He served as chaplain for the VFW 8th District, served on the Rock Island County Veterans Assistance Commission, and had worked for the World War II Memorial campaign.

Survivors include children, Sally Ware, Silvis, Regina Hofmann, Bettendorf, John Shelangouski, Moline, Frank Hernandez, Moline, and Arthur Hernandez, East Moline; daughters-in-law, Debra Hernandez and Wanda Hernandez, both of Moline, and Julie Medina, East Moline; 13 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; a sister, Caroline Anderson, East Moline; and brothers, Louie Shelangouski, Rapids City, and Gerald Shelangouski, Coyne Center. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Roy Shelangouski.
(Rock Island Argus, Mar. 25, 2002)

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 67512849
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Norbert Joseph “Shel” Shelangouski (10 Aug 1926–23 Mar 2002), Find A Grave Memorial no. 67512849, citing Rock Island National Cemetery, Rock Island, Rock Island County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Paul Mack (contributor 47145486) .