Marie Schneider Scheeler

April 23, 1909 – June 3, 2011

Marie Scheeler was born in Lincoln, Neb., on April 23, 1909, to John and Elizabeth Fruhling Schneider. She died June 3, 2011, at the New Horizons Care Center.

In 1911 the family moved to Kane, where Marie grew up attending school in Kane and Lovell.

On Dec. 12, 1927, Marie married George Scheeler in Red Lodge, Mont. They began farming in Kane, purchasing various parcels of land while raising three sons, George Robert, Charles and Herbert. In 1949 the family purchased the North Star Ranch where they made their home until 1965 when the Yellowstone Dam Project took their land. Marie and George then relocated to Lovell. While in Lovell, Marie worked in the Tare House at the Great Western Sugar Factory for many campaigns.

Marie is survived by one son, Herbert, and wife Wilma; nine grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren.

Marie was preceded in death by her husband George, parents John and Elizabeth Schneider, brothers Harry and John Schneider, sister Leta Robertson, sons George Robert and Charles, and granddaughter Toreasa Scheeler.

Viewing/visitation was held on Tuesday, June 7, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Haskell Funeral Home in Lovell. Funeral services were held Wednesday, June 8, at 2 p.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Lovell. Burial was in the Lovell Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Lovell Meals-On-Wheels program or the New Horizons Care Center.


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