February 28, 1935 - April 27, 2022
Marlene D. Schnell, age 87, of Newell, Iowa died Wednesday, April 27, 2022 at MercyOne in Sioux City, Iowa. A Celebration of Life will take place Monday, May 2, 2022 from 5-7:00 p.m. at the Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in STORM LAKE. A private family burial will take place in the Newell Cemetery at a later date. The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake is in charge of the arrangements. Marlene Dolores Schnell was born on February 28, 1935 in St. Joseph Missouri. Marlene graduated from Sac City High School in 1953. On September 22, 1957 she was united in marriage to Gordon Schnell at the First Baptist Church in Sac City. The couple lived in Sac City and later moved to farm south of Newell. They retired and moved into Newell in 1970. When Marlene was 52 years old, she found out she was adopted. Her adopted parents were Pearl and Lloyd Wyatt and her birth mom was Blanch Weber. Marlene was an only child and when she met her birth mom, she gained 4 brothers. Marlene was a member of the First Congregational Church, Rebekahs Lodge and enjoyed belonging to many card clubs. On April 27, 2022 Marlene passed away suddenly at Mercy One in Sioux City at the age of 87. She is survived by her children: Robin and Rachel Kruetzfeldt of Bremerton, Washington; Michael and Danita Schnell; Todd Schnell; and Susan Schnell, all of Newell; grandchildren: Nicole Kruetzfeldt; Tasha (Jeremy) Kozakiewicz; Jacob (Nichole) Schnell; Halley (Chris) Hawkins; Jarod and Jordan Schnell; great grandchildren: Korbin and Trent Kozakiewicz; Hayden, Cruz and Laiken Hawkins; Everlee Schnell; sister in law: Margene Ballard of Peoria, Arizona; and many nieces and nephews. Marlene is preceded in death by her husband, Gordon Schnell.
Marlene D. Schnell, age 87, of Newell, Iowa died Wednesday, April 27, 2022 at MercyOne in Sioux City, Iowa. A Celebration of Life will take place Monday, May 2, 2022 from 5-7:00 p.m. at the Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in STORM LAKE. A private... View Obituary & Service Information
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