Shirley Marie Scholl

Shirley Marie Scholl, 75, WaKeeney, died Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013, in WaKeeney.

She was born July 19, 1938, in Potsdam, N.Y., to Harvey G. and Emeretta (Hooper) Jandreau.

She married Edward Albertus Scholl on Aug. 22, 1963, in Denver. He preceded her in death March 30, 1998.

She worked as a waitress, a day-care provider and a foster grandparent with Fort Hays State University Foster Grandparents Program. She enjoyed her family, gardening, fishing, baking and crocheting.

She is survived by a son, Edward A. Scholl and wife, Deborah, Temple, Texas; four daughters, Diane M. Payton, Topeka, Deetta M. Wilson, Ellis, Donna M. Thomas, WaKeeney, and Edith I. Kester and husband, Reid, WaKeeney; five brothers, Harvey Jr. and Douglas, both of Florida, and James, Steven and Gerald, all of New York; five sisters, Patricia McHenry, Barbara Page and Donna Cooper, all of New York, Emma Gilliland, Ohio, and Mary Etta Gilbo, Florida; seven grandchildren, Christopher Hardman, Joseph Schuckman, Jason Schuckman, Alicia Zeman, Karson Thomas, Kurtis Thomas and James Harper; and eight great-grandchildren, Jacob Branch, Taylor Hardman, Emren Rush, Joseph Zeman, Kyle Thomas, Myla Thomas, Brinlee Zeman and Kollin Thomas.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Betty Mungavin; and a son-in-law, Melvin Stefan.

Services will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday at Christ the King Catholic Church in WaKeeney; cremation will take place after the funeral service, with a private family inurnment at a later date.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and from 2 to 2:45 p.m. Wednesday at the church.

A parish vigil service will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the church.

Memorials are suggested to Trego Community Grade School or Hospice Services Inc. of Phillipsburg in care of the funeral home.

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