Archive for Monday, September 22, 1997


September 22, 1997


James Schieferecke

Leoville -- Services for James Schieferecke, 57, Selden, will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Leoville. Burial will be at Mount Calvary Cemetery, Leoville.

Mr. Schieferecke died Thursday, Sept. 18, 1997, at his home in rural Selden.

He was born Nov. 23, 1939, in Dresden, the son of Bernard and Clara Schroer Schieferecke.

He attended school in Leoville, and after graduation he continued his education in Denver and at Fort Hays State University in Hays. He lived in Lawton, Okla., for four years before moving to Selden in 1967. He served in the U.S. Army.

He was a farmer and a retired school teacher, coach and insurance adjuster.

He was a member of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church and Knights of Columbus in Leoville, and the American Legion Post 321, Selden.

He married Betty Bremenkamp on Aug. 7, 1963. She survives of the home.

Other survivors include three sons, James and Tim, both of Topeka, and Mark, Lawrence; a daughter, Elizabeth Schieferecke, Manhattan; his mother, Clara Schieferecke, rural Dresden; three brothers, William Schieferecke, Studley, Paul Schieferecke, Ness City, and John Schieferecke, Westminster, Colo.; six sisters, Annabelle Heim, Westminster, Colo., Mary Schieferecke, Denver, Dorothy Dow, Pleasanton, Calif., Angela Schieferecke, Kansas City, Kan., Rose Ann Long, Westminster, Colo., and Theresa Radnor, Scott City; and three grandchildren.

Friends may visit from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. today at Pauls Funeral Home, Selden, and from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today and 8 a.m. to service time Monday at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Leoville. A vigil service will be held at 7:30 p.m. today at the church.

The family suggests memorials to the Church of Kansas Alliance for the Mentally Ill.

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