Marilyn Kerber

Marilyn Verlie (Schoeler) Kerber, 79, Jamestown, ND passed away on December 8, 2020 surrounded by her family. Waiting for her in heaven, the love of her life Richard, her parents, Albert and Helen (Grinager) Schoeler, and her brother John Schoeler.

Marilyn was born in Corinne Township, North Dakota on November 3, 1941. She attended Corinne Country School through the eighth grade. She then went to three years of High School in Wimbledon, ND. She transferred to Courtenay Public School her senior year, graduating in 1959.

Marilyn spent her young life on the family farm, raising small grains and livestock. She moved to Jamestown and worked for the City Water Department for many years before she retired. After retirement Marilyn worked as the Jamestown Senior Center.

Marilyn loved her garden and spent many hours tending to her flowers every summer. She also loved birds and enjoyed watching the birds as the feeders from her kitchen window. She loved her cat Boots who was a treasured companion. Marilyn had tremendous love for family which brought her sons and their families together for the holidays and she loved having family gatherings. Richard and Marilyn went to many musical events and made many new friends. They loved time spent in Hannaford with old friends and musicians, “The Neighbors.” In addition, they spent time with their friends in Valley City.

Marilyn loved sports and played basketball in high school. This love for sports was passed on to her sons and grandchildren. She loved watching them play volleyball, basketball, softball and baseball and attended their games cheering them on and watching with much pride. If she couldn’t attend a game, she always watched on TV or on her iPad so that she never missed a game.

Marilyn is survived by her four sons, Kully (Vanessa) Lindstrom, Denver, CO, Todd, Minneapolis, MN, Greg, (Heather), New Prague, MN, Tim (Tabby), Bismarck, ND; brother, Richard (Helen) Schoeler, Worland, WY, sister-in-law, Maurine Schoeler, Jamestown, ND; grandchildren, Corey, Tiffany, Nickalis, Jacob, Emily (Dustin) Rhinehart, Samantha, Hailey, Abby, Benjamin, Grace; 6 great-grandchildren; nephews, Terry (Julie) Schoeler, and Larry (Joetta) Schoeler, niece, Jody Schoeler and her best friends Shirley and Wanda, Jamestown.

At Marilyn’s request, a graveside service will be held in the spring at Sunset Memorial Gardens, Jamestown.

The family greatly appreciates your thoughts and prayers.

Arrangements are in the care of Eddy Funeral Home.

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