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February 13, 2013

Max A. Shull

WEST SPRINGFIELD, Pa. — Max A. Shull, age 72, of West Springfield, Pa., formerly from the Loyal and Marshfield, Wis., area passed away quietly at his home early Saturday morning, Feb. 9, 2013.

Max was born in Cochranton, Pa., on May 15, 1939, the son of the late Max E. and Wilda Charlotte (Randall) Shull. He graduated from the Huntington, Indiana 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. 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 Ashtabula, Ohio.

Max moved around quite a bit and found things to do and 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.

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.

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

Friends are invited to call at the JEAN EVANS THOMPSON FUNERAL HOME, 11883 Main St., East Springfield, Pa., on Friday, Feb. 15th, from 1 p.m. until the time of the Life Celebration Service at 3 p.m.

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