H.A. “Bud” Schenkel passes away Dec. 31
H.A. Bud Schenkel, of Salado, died Dec. 31, 2007 in a local nursing home.
A resident of Salado since 1977, Schenkel was born in 1930 in Dallas.
He attended Highland Park High School, and served in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Korean War.
He graduated from Texas A&M University in 1958, and was employed by Texas Instruments until 1985, when he retired to enter private business. He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Mary Phillips Schenkel; three children, Catherine Sheffer and husband Ron, of Salado, Karen Kacir and husband Karl, of Rogers, Robert Schenkel, of Flagstaff, AZ; eight grandchildren, Ryan and Amy Scheffer, Rachel, Rebecca, Joshua and Erin Pursche, and Julia and Stuart Schenkel.
He was laid to rest Jan. 3, 2007 in Dallas with a private family graveside service.