Selma Ethel Marlow Riemenschneider Thompson Kelley
Selma E. Kelley, 95, of Marshallton, died Monday evening June 11, at
the Marshalltown Medical and Surgical Center of natural causes.
Funeral services were held Thursday June 13, at St Paul's Lutheran
church in State Center with the Revrend R D Ehlers officiating.
Burial followed in Hillside cemetery. Honorary Bearers were Dick Carter
and Ralph Pfantz. Casket bearers were Bob Titus, Verne Pfantz, Arnold
Papenberg, David, Scott and Mike Riemenschneider. The Wensel-Perrin
Funeral Home in State Center was in charge of arrangements, and
memorials may be given to the St Paul Lutheran church.
Born January 23, 1895 at Marlow, Il, Mrs Kelley was the daughter
of Steven and Emma C Bruce Marlow. She received her education in the
area of her birth and moved to the State Center area at an early age.
She was a Red Cross Volunteer during World War I.
She was married to Walter Riemenschneider and he died in 1932. She
later married Ben Kelley and he preceded her in death in April of 1979.
Mrs Kelley was a member of the St Paul Lutheran Church.
Preceding her in death was an infant son, a great grandchild, three
brothers and three sisters.
Surviving are two sons: Bill Riemenschneider of Marshalltown and
Howard Riemenschneider of State Center; six grandchildren, eight
great grandchildren and a brother, Keith Marlow of South San Francisco,
Source: State Center Enterprise
Date: June 1990
Submitted by: JoAnn Bogard, granddaughter