Cedar Bluffs — Helen Marie Schollmeyer, 81, of Cedar Bluffs died Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020 at the CHI Health St. Francis in Grand Island.

Visitation was held Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020 at Moser Memorial Chapel in Fremont.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020 at the chapel in Fremont. Chaplain Scott Jensen will officiate.

Burial will be in the Maple Grove Cemetery near Cedar Bluffs.

Memorials may be made to the family for future designation.

Helen was born in Watsonville, CA on Sept. 24, 1939 to Daniel Rakes and Margaret Agnes Coleman. She grew up in O’Neill and graduated from O’Neill High School. 

She attended Wayne College and Metro Community College. She taught in a one room school house at the District 36 in Atkinson. 

On Feb. 14, 1959, she married Wayne Schollmeyer in O’Neill.

Her work history included: Campbell Soups, Bryd Engineering, Tupperware dealer, AmWay salesperson, Tek Services, (worked at a Local Photography Business on Clarkson Street) and Oriental Trading Company. 

Her hobbies included: painting, photography, gardening, sewing, playing autoharp and singing. 

She was a member of the Fremont Art Association and past member of the Cedar Bluffs school board.

Helen is survived by her two sons Hank (Amy) Schollmeyer and Dr. Charles (LuAnn) Schollmeyer; two daughters Kathy Schollmeyer and Christine (Chris) Hollander; one brother-in-law Darrel Schollmeyer; 18 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, one daughter Alisa, two sisters Margaret and Danita Sue and one grandson Charles Wayne.

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.mosermemorial chapels.com.      


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