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Marie Schellenberg


08/06/1919 - 06/05/2014 Obituary
Marie Schellenberg Obituary
Marie Schellenberg, age 94, departed her life here for a glorious homecoming in Heaven on June 5, 2014.
Marie was born on August 6, 1919, in Granite City, Illinois. Graduating from Moody Bible Institute in December 1940, she traveled to California to work with a home mission organization called Missionary Gospel Fellowship. She married Menno Schellenberg in November 1942, and together they ministered at the South Shafter Camp Chapel for about 10 years. After the camp closed, Menno and Marie began working in the First Baptist Church of Shafter where Marie was church secretary for the next 10 years. Later she became a clerk for the Shafter Justice Court for 15 years.
Marie's husband Menno passed away in 2002. She is survived by two daughters, Evelyn Webb and Marilyn Hansen, and one son, Larry Schellenberg; also 11 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
A viewing will be open from 4-8 PM on Friday June 13 - Peters Funeral Home, 844 E. Lerdo Highway, Shafter. Her memorial service will be held on Saturday June 14 at 12 noon - Valley Bible Church, 350 Pine St., Shafter. Please send condolences to the family and sign Marie's guestbook at www.GoldenValleyMemorialCare.com.
Peter's Funeral Home - Shafter
Published in Bakersfield Californian on June 10, 2014
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