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Ryan Shemka

Ryan Shemka

Name: Ryan Z.. Shemka

Age: 19

Hometown: Colfax Township & Texas

Funeral Date: April 01, 2013

Date of Birth: January 19, 1994

Date of Passing: January 28, 2013

Funeral Home: Champagne Funeral Chapel

Funeral Information

A funeral mass will be celebrated 12:00 Noon Monday, April 1, at St Columbkille Catholic Church. Fr. Joseph Griffin, will officiate with burial in Riverside Cemetery, Elkton. Visitation will be from 2pm to 9pm Sunday March 31st, as well as 9am - 11am Monday April 1st at the Champagne Funeral Chapel, Elkton. Prosession to follow the service at St. Columbkille Catholic Church. Memorial donation may be given to Make A Wish Foundation and words of condolence may be shared at

Family of the Deceased

Surviving are his parents, Terri Shemka of Columbus, TX and Dennis Shemka of Bad Axe, MI; his brother, Evan; grandparents, Ray and Alicia Morneau of Columbus, TX and LaVerne and Mary Shemka of Port Hope; aunts and uncles, Dale & Pam Graves of TX, Bonnie Ziel of Kinde, Nancy & Brian Finkel of Sterling Heights, Ken & Kim Shemka of Verona, Sharon & Steve Zurek of Harbor Beach, Linda & Dave Volmering of Ruth, Steve & Kathy Shemka of Owendale, Barb & Gary Carpenter of Kinde, Duane & Liz Shemka of Verona, Charlene & Gerard Kubacki of Ruth and Pauline & Eric Voelker of Pigeon, also 33 first cousins and many more family members.


Ryan grew up in the Elkton area and attended Laker Junior High until moving to Columbus, Texas in 2008. There he attended Columbus ISD, graduating in 2012. Shortly after graduating, he returned to Huron County. Ryan was a past member of St Columbkille Catholic Church, the Elkton Cub Scouts, Columbus FFA and was a cross country runner.

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