David was born in Newark, New Jersey to mother, Annabelle Mae Schruder and father, Ralph Edward Schenck. They moved to Florida when David was 2 and at the age of 14, David and his mother both moved to Baker, Oregon.
At age 17, David attended the Job Corp. Since then, he moved to Portland, Oregon where he enjoyed snowboarding, water skiing, outdoors art, comics and music. David was a drummer and singer in various bands.
He worked for Nike Corporation, then worked to manufacture medical products at Tyco Corporation, St Jude Medical and lastly, HSI (High-Speed Interconnects) for 8 1/2 years.
At age 42, David Schenck met and married the love of his life, Shellie Praus.
David is survived by his wife, Shellie Renae Schenck; stepchildren, Cassie Lee Miller, Randall Lloyd Evans and John Michael Evans; granddaughter, Sadie Kordelia Evans (daughter of John Evans); siblings, Carl Schenck, Paul Schenck and Anita Fanshaw; half-siblings, Wanda Hobbs, Robin Hood and Gary Boling. He was preceded in death by his parents, Annabelle Mae Schruder and Ralph Edward Schenck; and half-brother, Jim Hood.
A Celebration of life will be planned for Saturday, July 2nd, 2022, place and time to be announced when known.
Donations may be made to Shellie Schenck Praus on gofundme.
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