RUSSELL — Melissa Jo (Resley) Schremmer, 54, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2017, after a courageous battle against ovarian cancer with her loving family by her side. Melissa was born Oct. 9, 1963, in Plainville, the daughter of Robert and LaDeanne (Coles) Resley. She grew up in the Plainville and Natoma area and graduated from Plainville High School in the Class of ’82. Melissa met, fell in love with and was united in marriage to Robert E. “Bob” Schremmer. This union was blessed with two daughters, Danielle and Adrienne. They lived a short time in Plainville before moving to Russell in 1983.
Melissa was a devoted wife and homemaker. She was the owner/operator of Angels-N-Training Daycare for over 18 years. She was a waitress for the Russell Elks Lodge. She was the C-Store manager at Agco, Inc. for over 15 years. She sold Mary Kay cosmetics for many years.
She was a proud supporter of Relay For Life activities. Her grandchildren were the light of her life, but giving people a hard time at Agco and making people smile was a real passion of hers.
She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church. She was very active in the RHS Booster Club, Safe Night After Prom and many other activities of her daughters.
Melissa is survived by her husband of 35 years, Bob of the home; daughters, Danielle Bachman (Caleb) of Russell, and Adrienne Schremmer of Russell; three brothers, Bob Resley and Brian Resley both of Wichita, and Shane Macke of Catherine; three sisters, Debbie Burton and Mitzi Keith both of Wichita, and Becky Eklund of Spingdale, Ark.; and three grandchildren, Chaysie Bachman, Koby Schremmer, Breygan Bachman. She was preceded in death by her mother; father; step-father Leo Macke; and two brothers, Danny Resley and Richard Resley.
Celebration of Melissa’s Life will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 20, at Trinity United Methodist Church in Russell. Burial will follow at the Russell City Cemetery. Visitation will be from 9:00 a.m. to 8 p.m. today at Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary of Russell, with the family present to greet friends from 6- 7 p.m. A memorial has been established with Hays Hospice. Contributions and condolences may be sent to Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary.
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Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, Dec. 19, 2017