Dusan “Dewey” Josef Schejbal 89 of University Park, Maryland died on October 17,
2023. Born in Prague, Czechoslovakia on August 20, 1934, Dewey immigrated to the United
States with his parents, Josef and Dobruska in 1947. They settled in the Washington, D.C. area
where Dewey continued to live until his death.
Dewey loved his family and is survived by wife of 60 years, Krista, daughters, Julie, Lisa
(Mike), Nikole (James) and four grandchildren, Haylie (Chris), Anna, Delaney, and Griffin.
Dewey graduated from Northwestern High School in 1953. He graduated from the
University of Maryland in 1961 where he was a member of the Delta Tau Delta fraternity.
During college, he was drafted in the Army and spent most of his service time in Germany. After
graduation from Maryland, Dewey spent his career with the federal government.
Proudly, he became a United States Citizen on December 18, 1961.
Dewey was an avid tennis player and developed many close friendships with his fellow
Dewey enjoyed traveling with his family especially with Krista. Upon retiring, Dewey
and Krista traveled many places including Australia, many national parks, Jamaica, several trips
to Europe including back to his homeland of the Czech Republic and even a raft trip down the
Grand Canyon. Then there was that legendary family trip to Europe…. If you went on a trip
with Dewey, you knew the trip was planned to the last detail including the best local places to
Family and friends are invited to visit with the family from 10-10:45 followed by a
celebration of life on Saturday, October 28, 2023 at the University United Methodist Church
3621 Campus Drive, College Park, Maryland.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Maryland Chapter of the American