Frances I. Schulenberg, 98, of Lamar, CO (formerly of Falls City, NE), passed away November 26, 2016 at Lamar. She was born February 12, 1918 at Deschler, NE to the late Claude and Ollie (Kohler) Claus.
On May 4, 1938 she married Leonard Schulenberg at Falls City. He passed away June 16, 1993.
Frances was raised at Concordia, KS and graduated Concordia High School in 1935. When married the couple established their home in Falls City and then lived in Hiawatha, KS, Mound City, MO, Nebraska City, NE and Lincoln, NE. When living in Falls City she worked as a bookkeeper for Monarch Engineering and she and her husband ran the Sears Catalog Store in Mound City until retiring and moving back to Falls City. In 2004 she then moved to Lamar to be with her daughter. She was a member of Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church and Altar Society.
Frances is survived by her children, Larry and his wife Patricia of Council Bluffs, IA, Mary Frances Forney of Lamar, John and his wife Pat of Savanna, MO, six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, sister, Adeline Chote, brothers, James, Claud, Jr. and Robert Claus.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be Friday, December 2, 2016 at 10:30 AM at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church with Father Thomas Dunavan as the presiding priest. Interment will be in Falls City Catholic Cemetery.
A parish rosary will be recited on Thursday at 7:00 PM at Dorr and Clark Funeral Home, the family will receive friends following the rosary.