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Jeanne K. Schueler

Published: Friday, June 28, 2013 1:15 a.m. CDT
Jeanne K. Schueler

STERLING – Jeanne K. Schueler, 76, of Sterling, died June 25, 2013, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, surrounded by her children and grandchildren. She was employed by Merle Norman for 15 years as a beauty adviser. 

Jeanne was born Nov. 26, 1936, in Erie, the daughter of Kenneth and Ellen (Stambro) Benters. She married Ronald L. Schueler on Aug. 5, 1956, in Springfield. He preceded her in death on Feb. 26, 1994. Jeanne loved her family and enjoyed life. She was a member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church and the Red Hat Society. Jeanne also worked for Bergner’s for 15 years as a beauty adviser, and as manager of Cohen’s Furniture Store in Dixon for 5 years. 

Survivors include her daughter, Lynne (Paul) Sheley of Sterling; three sons, Douglas Schueler of Sterling, Bradley (Laurie) Schueler of Sterling, and Bruce (Teri) Schueler of Bloomington; 10 grandchildren, Jennifer (James) Walker, Danielle (Nate) Decker, Aaron Schueler, Philip Sheley, Christopher Schueler, Karl (Ashley) Schueler, Brooke Schueler, Ethan Schueler, Hannah Schueler, and Charlea Schueler; five great-grandchildren; four sisters, Karen (Gene) Burwell of Lincoln, Sheila Mantei of Springfield, Margo (Robert) Kemp of Rochester, and Kim (Frank) Hollinshead of Springfield. 

She also was preceded in death by her brother, Barry Benters.

Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday at Schilling Funeral Home in Sterling. Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Sterling, with Daniel Behmlander, pastor, officiating. Burial will be at the Riverside Cemetery in Sterling.

A memorial has been established to Christ Lutheran School.

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