Marilynn Riepe Schellenger Prins
Marilynn Riepe Schellenger Prins, 91, New London, died Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013, at the New London Nursing and Rehab Center, New London.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 26, at Elliott Chapel, New London. The Rev. Jim Roth will officiate with burial being held in Trinity Cemetery, rural Mt. Union. A memorial has been established for Trinity Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 9 a.m. on Saturday at the chapel with the family receiving friends until the time of the service.
She was born Jan. 1, 1922, in Canaan Township, the daughter of Raymond and Mary Ann Wahrer Riepe. She married Charles W. “Bill” Schellenger in Monmouth, Ill. in 1943. He preceded her in death. She married Anthony T. Prins in Mt. Union in 1972. He preceded her in death.
She was a graduate of New London High School and attended Parsons College in Fairfield. She was a member of the Mt. Union Methodist Church for many years before joining the New London Methodist Church. She enjoyed her family, friends and her church.
She is survived by two daughters, Dorie (Bob) Huddleston and Katie (Bob) Byczek both of Mt. Union; two step-daughters; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; step-grandchildren and step-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husbands; parents; one step-son and one great-grandchild.