Marie Kobielusz 85, of Sheridan, passed away Monday, September 10, 2012, at Westview Health Care Center. She was born in Croswell, Michigan, May 30, 1927, to Dorothy and Chris Schwabauer. She attended Wakely School in Sheridan County. On June 27, 1944, she was married to John L.Kobielusz in Sheridan, Wyoming.
Marie devoted her life to ranching with her husband on Dow Prong until 1998, when they moved to Sheridan. She was also devoted to caring for her children. She enjoyed baking and making jelly to give to people. She liked gardening, working in the fields and milking cows. She also liked to play cards.
Marie was preceded in death by her parents, brothers; John, Chris and David Schwabauer and sisters; Dorothy Barnhart, Kathrine Hingenfelt and Martha Carden. Her husband and her son, John Kobielusz, Jr., also preceded her. Marie is survived by her daughter, Shirley (Leslie) Schuman and three grandchildren; Kristie Long, Leslie Schuman, Jr and Tara Kobielusz and four great-grandchildren; Alex Long, Peytan and Parker Schuman and Journey Kobielusz.
A visitation will be held Sunday, September 16, 2012, 6 to 7 PM at Kane Funeral Home. A funeral service will be Monday, September 17, 2012, 10:00 AM at Kane Funeral Home with Deacon John Bigelow officiating. Burial will follow in the Sheridan Municiple Cemetery. A luncheon reception will follow at Kane Funeral Home.
Memorials to honor Marie can be made to the Sheridan Senior Center, 211 Smith Street, Sheridan, WY, 82801 or to the memorial of your choice.
Online condolences may be written at www.kanefuneral.com.
Kane Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements.