Cory D. Schall
June 27, 1989 – March 19, 2022
Survived by parents, James and Judy Schall; fiancé, Claire McKay; brother, Christopher Schall (Heather); nephew, Carver; niece, Hadley.
Visitation begins Wednesday, March 23rd at 4pm with a WAKE SERVICE at 6:30pm at the West Center Chapel. MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL: Thursday, March 24th at 10am at St. John Catholic Church at Creighton Campus, 2500 California Plaza.
Parking available in Creighton University Lot 99, located between 19th and 20th Streets on the North side of Cuming Street. Shuttle Service will run between Lot 99, and Deglman Square, near Saint John Catholic Church from 8:30am to 10:00am and from 11:00am until the end of the reception. See links for parking. Memorials to the family for a charity of choice.
Cory David Schall was born in Lincoln, Nebraska to James and Judy Schall on June 27, 1989. He moved to Grand Island, Nebraska in 1990, where he grew up and lived there for 14 years before moving with his family to Gretna, Nebraska in 2004. He graduated from Gretna High School in 2007.
After high school Cory continued his education and attended The University of Nebraska at Omaha where he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Advertising and Journalism. He worked as an Ad Operations Specialist at Yahoo!
Cory was engaged to the love of his life, Claire McKay on June 4, 2021.
Cory was called from this life unexpectedly on March 19, 2022. Although his earthly life was cut short, he built lasting memories and friendships along the way. Cory loved spending time with family, friends, and especially his fiancée, Claire. They were planning their wedding for April 9th of this year. Cory had a love of life, and his smile and jokes could light up a room. He could usually be found catching you up on the latest car race either Indycar, NASCAR, or Formula One. Cory enjoyed being outdoors: riding bikes, golfing with his buddies and any kind of water sports whether it was swimming, paddle boarding, boating, waterskiing, wakeboarding or taking the Sea-Doo out for a spin on the lake.
When Cory was young, he picked up bowling and discovered he had a talent for the sport. At the age of five he won bowler of the year for his age group. He continued with the sport and bowled on the high school team. Cory also enjoyed taking walks with Claire and her dog, Tuggs, especially on the MoPac trail over the Platte River. Cory and Claire always enjoyed planning and living their adventures. He loved Omaha Mavericks Hockey and anything Nebraska Cornhuskers. Cory treasured his yearly trip to Indianapolis for the Indy 500 with his brother, Chris. During the summer, he could be found on the boat dock at Table Rock Lake enjoying time with family
He was preceded in death by grandparents, John and Dorothy Schall and Gene and Dorothy Hlavka; aunt, Janet Bower. Cory is survived by his loving fiancée, Claire McKay; parents, James and Judy Schall; brother, Christopher (Heather); nephew, Carver; niece, Hadley; uncles, aunts, and cousins; McKay family; numerous friends and family left to cherish his memories.
Cory touched so many lives. He will be forever remembered in our hearts.