Date of BirthJanuary 02, 1941

Marilyn Schemmel Obituary

Date of BirthJanuary 02, 1941

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Date of DeathJanuary 28, 2017

Marilyn Schemmel Obituary

from Salem, Oregon, United States

Marilyn (Corbett) SchemmelJanuary 1, 1941 - January 27, 2017Silverton - Marilyn (Corbett) Schemmel, 76, passed away at home on January 27, 2017, surrounded by family and friends. Marilyn and her twin brother, Marvin, were born on January 1, 1941 to Ivan and Elda Corbett in Grand Forks, ND. The family eventually relocated to Salem, Oregon where Marilyn attended school and graduated from North Salem High School in 1959. With her passion for hair, she later trained at Phaegans' School of Beauty, earning her beautician's license and starting her career in hairstyling. Though she loved being a beautician and giving perms, she temporarily retired from the industry and spent many years working in manufacturing at SUMCO USA, formerly Siltec.Marilyn met Andy Schemmel through mutual friends. They married on January 20, 1962. They soon began their family, living briefly in Salem before moving to Silverton where they raised their five children. Andy and Marilyn celebrated 55 years of marriage together just before her passing.Marilyn is survived by her husband Andy, children: Julie (Tim) Gauthier, Tami Schemmel, Rick (Sarah) Schemmel, Michelle (Rodney) Wagner, and Donald Schemmel; grandchildren: Tyler Schemmel, Becky Gauthier, Liz Gauthier, Kate Schemmel, Sydney Wagner and Megan Wagner. She was preceded in death by her parents Ivan and Elda Corbett and granddaughter Mikayla Schemmel.With our sincere appreciation, our family thanks those that helped care for Marilyn during this last year of her illness: Kindred Hospice staff, especially Stacy, Marianne, Dove, Sandy, Tatiana, and Kelly, as well as close friends and neighbors Wendy and Lori.Marilyn's service will be on February 3, 2017 at St. Mary Catholic Church in Mt. Angel beginning with viewing from 9:30 - 10:30 a.m.; Recitation of the Rosary at 10:30 a.m.; Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 a.m. Interment at St. Paul's Cemetery will follow a luncheon reception. Arrangements with Unger Funeral Chapel, Silverton.