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Marilee Jo Schuler


Marilee Jo Schuler, 83, Russell, formerly of Waldo, died Friday, July 4, 2014, at Vintage Place, Russell.

She was born March 15, 1931, in Salina to William M. and Winifred (Elder) Austin. She was a 1949 graduate of Waldo High School. She received a bachelor's degree in education from Fort Hays Kansas State College.

She married Albert Schuler Jr. on Aug. 4, 1954, in Russell. He preceded her in death May 29, 2008. She was an elementary school teacher for 25 years, working in Russell and Osborne counties.

Survivors include two sons, Michael Schuler, Hot Springs, Ark., and Mark Schuler, Manhattan; four daughters, Marianne Ward, Perry, Okla., Melanie Waymaster, Lawrence, Marilyn Cederberg, Andover, and Elaine Hilger, Russell; a brother, Ronald Austin, Salina; 22 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Mary Queen of Angels Catholic Church, Russell.

Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday at Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary, Russell.

A vigil and rosary will be at 7 p.m. Thursday at the church.

Memorials are suggested to St. Mary Queen of Angels Catholic Church or Waldo Senior Center in care of the mortuary.