George Chell

George W. Chell

RAPID CITY- George W. Chell, 92, died Sunday, June 8, 2014 at The Neighborhoods at Brookview in Brookings, SD.

He served in the US Navy during World War II.

He is survived by his son, Robert (Carole) Chell. Brookings; two daughters: Margaret Kolden, Menomonie, WI; and Barbara (Charles) Schwartz, Vermillion; brother, Marvin (Marian) Chell, Pine River, MN; six grandchildren and one great grandchild.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Lillian Chell; and two brothers, Erwin and William Chell.

Services will be at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, July 3, 2014 at Calvary Lutheran Church in Rapid City.

Inurnment will be at Black Hills National Cemetery near Sturgis with military honors rendered by Rushmore VFW Post 1273 and the US Navy Honor Guard.

Memorials may be directed to Canyon Lake Senior Citizen Center in Rapid City and The Alano Club of Rapid City.

His online guestbook is available to sign at

Funeral Home

Osheim & Schmidt Funeral Home
2700 Jackson Boulevard Rapid City, SD 57702
(605) 343-0077

Published in The Argus Leader on June 17, 2014