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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

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