Ashley, ND-Memorial service for Edna Schilling, 93, of Ashley will be 11:00 am, Friday, January 17, 2020 at Zion Lutheran Church in Ashley. Rev. Susan Anderson will officiate.
Burial will be in Zion Lutheran Cemetery in the spring.
Edna died January 12, 2020 at Ashley Nursing Home surrounded by family.
Edna Rohrbach was born June 18, 1926 to John and Christina (Hauck) Rohrbach in McIntosh County, ND. She attended country school graduating from the eighth grade. She was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran faith and was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Ashley.
She was united in marriage to Reinhold Iszler on August 25, 1942. To this union, three children were born. They farmed northwest of Ashley, eventually moving to Fargo, and then back to Ashley. She worked as a housekeeper, waitress, and nurse aid at the local hospital.
She was then united in marriage to Adam Schilling on January 25, 1974. They farmed until retirement, then moved to Ashley. She loved spending time with family and friends, always giving a helping hand where needed. She was a fantastic cook and baker, and made the best strudels, cheese buttons, pigs in the blanket, and caramel rolls.
Grateful for having shared Edna’s life are her daughter, Virginia (Wayne) Kaseman of Ashley; daughter-in-law, JoAnne Iszler of Three Forks, MT; son-in-law, Oscar Walker of Virginia Beach, VA; step-daughters, Marianne Boschee of Bismarck and Carol (Jim) Heiser of St. Michael, MN; 14 grandchildren, Robert, Wade, Dale, Michael, Dan, Andrea, Eugene, Kimberly, Holly, Sullivan, Daphne, Damaris, Yvette and Ranell; 33 great-grandchildren and 10 great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Adam (4-10-2012); son, Roger Iszler; daughter, Linda Walker; grandchildren, Clinton Kaseman and Timmy Kuntz; great-grandchildren, Tyler Iszler and Alexandria Kuntz and eleven siblings.
Honorary Urnbearers will be Edna’s grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
The family prefers memorials to Zion Lutheran Cemetery or Ashley Medical Center-Skilled Nursing Facility.
Carlsen Funeral Home of Ashley has been entrusted with arrangements.