Posted: January 6th, 2016

helen schellenberg
March 27, 1929 ~ January 1, 2016

I will sing to the LORD all my life; I will sing praise to my God as long as I live. Psalm 104:33

Mrs. Helen Schellenberg passed away on Friday, January 1, 2016, at the age of 86 years. Helen was born the youngest child of Frank and Cornelia (Nellie) Nickel of Beechy, SK. on March 27, 1929. She asked Jesus into her life at the age of 10 at VBS, was baptized and has been singing her savior’s praises ever since. She married John Schellenberg on July 18, 1948 and they lived in Cabri until moving back to Beechy where they owned and operated a local business. After John’s passing, Helen continued to operate the business, but eventually worked in Swift Current before retiring to Medicine Hat. Helen is survived by four children; Lynn Schellenberg, Gerald (Janet) Schellenberg, Kathy (Gerald) Reimer and Rob (Rose) Schellenberg; 10 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, John, her granddaughter Tanya, her parents, her siblings and several in-laws. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at Cook Southland Funeral Chapel, 901 – 13 Street S.W., Medicine Hat on Wednesday, January 6, 2016, from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. A Graveside Service will be held in the Beechy Cemetery, Beechy, SK. on Thursday, January 7, 2016, at 3:00 p.m. MST. A Memorial Service honouring Helen’s life will be held at Hillcrest Evangelical Missionary Church, 3785 – 13 Avenue S.E., Medicine Hat on Friday, January 8, 2016, at 1:00 p.m. with Reverend Mark Bolender officiating. (Condolences may be expressed by visiting our website at www.cooksouthland.com) If friends so desire, memorial tributes in Helen’s name may be made directly to SEND International c/o Kaitlyn Reimer – Missionary to Spain, ID# 212330, 1- 22423 Jefferies Road RR 5, Komoka, Ontario, N0L 1R0. Honoured to serve the family is

Cook Southland Funeral Chapel, 901 – 13th Street S.W. Medicine Hat, Alberta T1A 4V4 Phone 403-527-6455

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