Obituary — Lorene Schellen

Schellen, Lorene

Plainview — Lorene Schellen, 87, Creighton died May 20, 2015, at Plainview Manor, Plainview.

Visitation was May 25 at Brockhaus Funeral Home, Creighton.

Funeral services were May 26, at Golgotha Lutheran Church, rural Wausa.

Pastor Adam Salinas will officiate, with burial in Golgotha Lutheran Cemetery.

Lorene Catherine Schellen, daughter of George and Margaret (Doerr) Henes, was born Aug. 24, 1927, near Creighton. She was baptized Sept. 11, 1927, at her parent’s home, and confirmed June 16, 1940. Lorene attended rural elementary schools in the Creighton area. She married William Schellen Jr. March 19, 1950, at Golgotha Lutheran Church, rural Wausa. They had five children, Barbara, Stanley, Bill, JoAnn and Tricia. Lorene and William farmed in the Creighton area.

She was a member of Golgotha Lutheran Church. Lorene was active in the Ladies Aid, a Sunday School teacher, and also an organist for the church.

Lorene is survived by her children, Barbara (Del) Bailey, Stanley Schellen, Bill (Carolyn) Schellen, JoAnn (Rodney) Ewald, and Tricia (Clay) Wuestwald; ten grandchildren; and ten great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband; her parents; three brothers; and one sister.