Christine Schell

Obituaries in Devils Lake, ND | Devils Lake Daily Journal
Obituaries in Devils Lake, ND | Devils Lake Daily Journal

Christine Schell, 93, Drake, North Dakota passed away Sunday, January 23, 2022 at the Sheyenne Care Center, Valley City. Funeral services will be at 2:00 P.M., Friday, January 28, 2022 at St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church, Drake. Fr. Thomas Graner will officiate and burial will be in the St. Margaret Mary Catholic Cemetery, Drake in the spring. Visitation will start at 12:30 P.M. Friday with a rosary at 1:00 P.M. at the church. Arrangements by the Nelson Funeral Home, Drake, North Dakota.

Christine Heilman was born July 6, 1928 near Karlsruhe, North Dakota, the daughter of Conrad and Magdalena (Volk) Heilman. She grew up and attended school near Karlsruhe. She later received her teaching degree from Minot State University. She married Joseph A. Schell on November 4, 1947 at Karlsruhe. They made their home at Drake, where Christine taught school in a one room school house north of Drake, where she taught all grades for several years. She later worked at the Drake Creamery until becoming the bookkeeper at Farmers Union Oil Company in Drake. After Joe retired, she went to work at the Cenex station in Balta for two years.

Christine was a member of St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church and its women’s group. She enjoyed quilting, playing cards, going out looking for treasurers with her metal detector, her big garden, and was a wonderful cook and had a special recipe for her homemade buns.

She is survived by her sons, Gary (Sheila Olson), Voltaire, ND, Kermit (Trudi Jaeger), Devils Lake, and Randy (Ronda), Valley City, sister Diane Idle, Knoxville, TN, and brother Phillip (Janice) Heilman, Minot, six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, sister Joann Heintz, and brothers, Leo, Conrad, and Larry.

Posted online on January 25, 2022

Published in Devils Lake Journal

Obituaries in Devils Lake, ND | Devils Lake Daily Journal
Obituaries in Devils Lake, ND | Devils Lake Daily Journal

Christine Schell

Christine Schell, 93, Drake, North Dakota passed away Sunday, January 23, 2022 at the Sheyenne Care Center, Valley City. Funeral services will be at 2:00 P.M., Friday, January 28, 2022 at St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church, Drake. Fr. Thomas Graner will officiate and burial will be in the St. Margaret Mary Catholic Cemetery, Drake in the spring. Visitation will start at 12:30 P.M. Friday with a rosary at 1:00 P.M. at the church. Arrangements by the Nelson Funeral Home, Drake, North Dakota.

Christine Heilman was born July 6, 1928 near Karlsruhe, North Dakota, the daughter of Conrad and Magdalena (Volk) Heilman. She grew up and attended school near Karlsruhe. She later received her teaching degree from Minot State University. She married Joseph A. Schell on November 4, 1947 at Karlsruhe. They made their home at Drake, where Christine taught school in a one room school house north of Drake, where she taught all grades for several years. She later worked at the Drake Creamery until becoming the bookkeeper at Farmers Union Oil Company in Drake. After Joe retired, she went to work at the Cenex station in Balta for two years.

Christine was a member of St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church and its women’s group. She enjoyed quilting, playing cards, going out looking for treasurers with her metal detector, her big garden, and was a wonderful cook and had a special recipe for her homemade buns.

She is survived by her sons, Gary (Sheila Olson), Voltaire, ND, Kermit (Trudi Jaeger), Devils Lake, and Randy (Ronda), Valley City, sister Diane Idle, Knoxville, TN, and brother Phillip (Janice) Heilman, Minot, six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, sister Joann Heintz, and brothers, Leo, Conrad, and Larry.

Posted online on January 25, 2022

Published in Devils Lake Journal