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Marian E. Schelling


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Marian E. Schelling

Sioux Falls - Marian E. Schelling, 75, formerly of Armour, died at her home in Sioux Falls, SD under hospice care on Friday, May 12, 2017 surrounded by her family. Funeral service will be Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at 2:00 PM at The Lighthouse Fellowship Church in Corsica, SD with visitation starting at 1:00 PM. Committal service will follow the funeral service at Graceland Cemetery in Corsica. Visitation will be Heartland Funeral Home in Brandon, SD on Monday, May 15, 2017 from 6:30 - 8:00 PM. Arrangements by Koehn Bros. Funeral Home in Armour.

Marian E. Schelling was born July 11, 1941 in Englewood, CO to Kenneth and Estelle (Sjogren) Barrett. She grew up in the Denver, CO area. She graduated from Douglas County High School in Castlerock, CO. She married Rochus W. Schelling, Sr. on June 30, 1961 in Denver, CO. They farmed in the Harrison area from 1962-1964 and the Armour area from 1964-1981 when they moved to Sioux Falls. Rochus died on April 15, 1989. Marian worked at Litton Microwave and in the bakery at Randalls Foods. Before retiring in 2009 Marian worked at Sanford Laundry for 20 years. She spent her years of retirement with her companion Maltese dog, Jasper, and visit-ing with her children, grandchildren, and great-children. She enjoyed many days sewing and making quilts.

Marian is survived by her 5 daughters and 3 sons; Elizabeth (Rokus) Vande Minkelis, Corsica, SD; Linda Schelling, Rock Valley, IA; Kent (Jelaine) Schelling, Inwood, IA; Brenda Schelling, Lynden, WA; Kathryn (Daryl) Rozeboom, Sioux Falls, SD; James (Jacki) Schelling, Minnetonka, MN; Rochus (aka Bill) Schelling, Jr, Lufkin, TX; and Rochelle Schelling, Shakopee, MN; 20 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren; 3 sisters, Claudia (Marvin) Kenner, Surprise, AZ; Sally (Bill) Land, Aurora, CO; Susie (Larry) Rupp, Sun City West, AZ; 1 brother, Robert (Jill) Barrett, Safford, AZ.

She is preceded in death by her husband Rochus, her parents, her sister Frances Erber, and her daughter-in-law Sally Schelling.
Published in The Argus Leader on May 15, 2017
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