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Mary Lou Scholl

Mary Lou Scholl, 74, of 302 2nd St. NE, returned home Thursday (January 8, 2004) at the Good Shepherd Health Center. Waiting to greet her were her husband, Bill; mother, Lucille; father, Ernie and brother Jim. Funeral services will be held 10:30 AM Tuesday at Major Erickson Funeral Home, 111 N. Pennsylvania Avenue, with Rev. Kathy Graves, Director of Spiritual Care, Hospice of North Iowa, officiating. Interment will be in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Rockwell. Visitation will be from 4:00 to 7:00 PM Monday at Major Erickson Funeral Home. Memorials may be given to the Easter Seal Society or the Animal Shelter. Mary Lou was born July 11, 1929 the daughter of Ernest and Lucille (Prestholt) Fankell in rural Clear Lake. She was raised on a farm and attended schools in Clear Lake. Mary Lou married William J. Scholl March 26, 1949 in Mason City. 8 children were born to them over the next 13 years. Mary Lou will be remembered for her love of family, friends, books and cats. The family would like to extend special thanks to all the staff at Good Shepherd Health Center for the many years of dedicated care and to Hospice of North Iowa for the help at the end of her life. Mary Lou is survived by 4 daughters, Patricia Bohl and husband Doug, Pam Bengtson and husband Gary, Kit Lancaster and husband Rick, Lynn Bengtson and husband Bob; 4 sons, Mike Scholl (Jean Stricker), Steve Scholl and wife Vickie, Tom Scholl and Brian Scholl; 12 grandchildren, Jamie, Travis, Joe, Molly, Lacy, Sarah, Tim, Willie, Reece, Christopher, Leslie and Robyn; 8 great-grandchildren, Jordyn, Coby, Alixandra, Johnnie Kay, Stevie, Dakota, Dallas and Madison; brother, Tom Fankell and wife Mary; sister, Jane Schintgen.

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Major Erickson Funeral Home on January 12, 2004 (map/driving directions) 4:00 PM to 4:00 PM at Major Erickson Funeral Home on January 10, 2004 (map/driving directions)

10:30 AM at Major Erickson Funeral Home on January 13, 2004 (map/driving directions)

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