Robert D. (Herm) Schilling was born to Herman (Sonny) Schilling and Annabell (Pearsall) on March 7, 1943 in Vancouver, WA. The family moved to Orofino shortly after his birth. He graduated from high school in 1961. Herm passed away peacefully on November 3, 2021.   

He married Marilyn (Ward), and went into the Air Force for four years. They had two children, Jacqueline Kay and Herman R. Schilling. They were married for 10 years.   

Herm married Kathy Newhouse, she has two children, Sean D. and Stephanie K. He is survived by his sister, Gloria (Schilling) Goade, of Boise and brother, Les Schilling, of Orofino and sister, Vicki (Buchert) Schilling, of Elk River. He is also survived by his wife Kathy.  

He is survived by numerous grandchildren, including Nick and David Heath of Gilbert, AZ, and Danika, Darby and Desney Schilling, of Phoenix, AZ.

Herm worked for 10 years at Pepsi-Cola, then went to work for Farmers Insurance in Lewiston. He worked there as an agent, then was transferred to Renton, WA as a district manager.

He retired to the Escapees Retirement Park in Chimacum, WA.   

Herm loved salmon fishing, was a bingo caller, loved pool, pinochle and cribbage. He was active in the Lutheran Church of the Redeemer, where he was manager of resources two terms. He was active in the retirement park, and was president there.

He was always known for his sharp wit, and for being a good conversationalist. He will be missed and is loved by many. A service will be held in the spring when friends and family can gather.

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