Shelly Len Farmer 1956-2013
Shelly Len Farmer, 56, died Jan. 29, 2013 at Wesley Medical Center, Wichita. She was born Sept. 7, 1956 at St. Francis, the daughter of Lenard and Alice (George) Schlepp.
Shelly married John Wayne Strange. They were later divorced. She later married Billy Farmer in 1995 at Great Bend.
A cook at Cherry Village and Walmart, Mrs. Farmer had been a resident of Great Bend since 1995, coming from St. Francis and Hays.
She enjoyed camping, boating, and fishing.
Survivors include her husband, Billy Farmer, of the home; one son, John Strange and companion Rain of Independence; two daughters, Jennifer Freel of Independence, Janie Bryant and husband Marcus of Great Bend; one sister, Susan Roelfs of St. Francis; two brothers, Rick Schlepp of Salina. Stan Schlepp of Maryland; seven grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
She was preceded in passing by her parents, by one grandson, Riley Strange, and by a previous husband, John Wayne Strange.
Memorial Service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Bryant Funeral Home. Private inurnment will be at St. Francis Cemetery, St. Francis at a later date.
Memorials are requested to the Funeral Expense Fund, in care of Bryant Funeral Home. Condolences may be sent and notice viewed at www.bryantfh.net.
Funeral arrangements provided by
Bryant Funeral Home*
1425 Patton Road
Great Bend, KS 67530
Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, Feb. 17, 2013