GREAT FALLS TRIBUNE                                             Sunday, November 18, 2007

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Schilling, Helen

http://mi-cache.legacy.com/legacy/images/Cobrands/GreatFallsTribune/Photos/11-18obschilling_11182007.jpg    KALISPELL - Helen (Marker) Schilling, 88, of Kalispell, died of natural causes Wednesday at Immanuel Lutheran Home in Kalispell.
    Graveside services are 11 a.m. Nov. 28 in Harlem Cemetery. Buffalo Hill Funeral Home of Kalispell and Edwards Funeral Home of Chinook are in charge of arrangements.
    Survivors include a daughter, Sharon Bruyer of Kalispell; sons Chuck Schilling of Harlem and William Schilling and Mark Schilling of Havre; a brother, Victor Marker of Sidney; a sister, Esther Allen of Billings; 10 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
    Helen was born Sept. 3, 1919, in Park City, Mont., to Jacob and Katherine Elizabeth Marker. She had three brothers and two sis-ters.
    She attended country school in Billings, Mont. In 1935, the family moved to Harlem, where she attended high school. In 1940, she began courting Ervin "Bud" Schilling, whom she knew from high school. They were married Feb. 15, 1941, in Harlem. They made their home on Bud's farm 12 miles north of Harlem.
    Helen and Bud had five sons and one daughter. She not only helped raise her family, she also worked at the Merry Market grocery store in Harlem for nine years, and then at the post office for five years. In 1983, they moved to Somers, where they met so many new, cherished friends. Helen was a member of Eidsvold Lutheran Church in Somers.
    She was preceded in death by her husband of 63 years, Bud; two sons, Wayne and Jerry Schilling; her parents, Jacob and Katherine Marker; two brothers, Bill and Herman Marker; and a sister, Marie Helger.
    Helen will be greatly missed by all her family and friends. She enjoyed all her card-playing friends, and came to know many fine friends through Immanuel Lutheran Home. May God bless all of you.
    Condolences may be posted online at www.gftribune.com/obituaries.

Published in the Great Falls Tribune on 11/18/2007.

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THE DAILY INTERLAKE - Kalispell                                 Sunday, November 18, 2007

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Helen (Marker) Schilling, 88
    Helen (Marker) Schilling, 88, of Kalispell, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2007, at Immanuel Lutheran home of natural causes.
    Helen was born Sept. 3, 1919, in Park City, to Jacob and Katherine Elizabeth Marker. She had three brothers and two sisters. Helen attended country school in Billings. In 1935 the family moved to Harlem where Helen attended high school.
    In 1940 she began courting Ervin "Bud" Schilling, who she knew from high school. They were married on Feb. 15, 1941, in Harlem. They made their home on Bud's farm 12 miles north of Harlem. Helen and Bud had five sons and one daughter. She not only helped raise her family, she also worked at the Merry Market grocery store in Harlem for nine years, and at the post office for five years. In 1983, they moved to Somers where they met so many cherished friends.
Helen was member of Eidsvold Lutheran Church in Somers.
    Helen and Bud were married for 63 years.
    She was preceded in death by her parents, Jacob and Katherine Marker; her husband, Bud; two sons, Wayne and Jerry Schilling; two brothers, Bill and Herman Marker; and a sister, Marie Helger.
    Helen is survived by a daughter, Sharon Bruyer, of Kalispell; sons, Chuck Schilling of Harlem, William and Mark Schilling, both of Havre; one brother, Victor Marker of Sidney; one sister, Esther Allen of billings; 10 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
    "Helen will be greatly missed by all her family and friends. She enjoyed all her card playing friends, and came to know many fine friends through Immanuel Lutheran Home. May God Bless all of you."
    Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28 at the Harlem Cemetery.
    Memorials donations may be made to Home Options Hospice, 175 Commons Loop, Suite 100, Kalispell, MT 59901, Immanuel Lutheran Home, 185 Crestline Ave., Kalispell, MT 59901 or Eidsvold Lutheran Church, 5935 U.S. 93 South, Somers, MT 59932.
    Buffalo Hill Funeral home of Kalispell and Edwards funeral Home of Chinook are caring for the family.

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THE DAILY INTERLAKE - Kalispell                                 Tuesday, December 4, 2007

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    Helen (Marker) Schilling, 88
Posted: Tuesday, Dec 04, 2007 - 11:47:11 pm MST

 

    Helen (Marker) Schilling, 88, of Kalispell, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2007, at Immanuel Lutheran home of natural causes.

    Helen was born Sept. 3, 1919, in Park City, to Jacob and Katherine Elizabeth Marker. She had three brothers and two sisters. Helen attended country school in Billings. In 1935, the family moved to Harlem where Helen attended high school.
    In 1940, she began courting Ervin “Bud” Schilling, whom she knew from high school. They were married on Feb. 15, 1941, in Harlem. They made their home on Bud’s farm 12 miles north of Harlem. Helen and Bud had five sons and one daughter. She not only helped raise her family, she also worked at the Merry Market grocery store in Harlem for nine years, and at the post office for five years. In 1983, they moved to Somers where they met so many cherished friends.
    Helen was a member of Eidsvold Lutheran Church in Somers.

 

 

    Helen and Bud were married for 63 years.
   She was preceded in death by her parents, Jacob and Katherine Marker; her husband, Bud; two sons, Wayne and Jerry Schilling; two brothers, Bill and Herman Marker; and a sister, Marie Helger.
    Helen is survived by a daughter, Sharon Bruyer, of Kalispell; sons, Chuck Schilling of Harlem, William and Mark Schilling, both of Havre; one brother, Victor Marker of Sidney; one sister, Esther Allen of Billings; 10 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
    Helen will be greatly missed by all her family and friends. She enjoyed all her card playing friends, and came to know many fine friends through Immanuel Lutheran Home. “May God bless all of you.”
    Graveside services were held on Nov. 28 at the Harlem Cemetery.
    A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Dec. 8 at Eidsvold Lutheran Church in Somers with Pastor Wayne Pris officiating.
    Memorials donations may be made to Home Options Hospice, 175 Commons Loop, Suite 100, Kalispell, MT 59901; Immanuel Lutheran Home, 185 Crestline Ave., Kalispell, MT 59901; or Eidsvold Lutheran Church, 5935 U.S. 93 South, Somers, MT 59932.
    Buffalo Hill Funeral Home of Kalispell and Edwards Funeral Home of Chinook are caring for the family.
    This paid obituary is being run again at the request of the family.

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