Obituary: Alice G. Schley

April 12, 1930 ~ November 16, 2022

Alice G. Schley, 92, Sturgeon Bay, died peacefully Nov. 16, 2022 at the Sturgeon Bay Health Services.  She was born April 12, 1930 in Hainesville to Arndt and Anna (Kolstad) Valley.

Alice married Arwed Schley, September 6, 1952.  Alice farmed alongside Arwed and enjoyed raising up to 250 chickens to supply eggs to many families.  She also enjoyed knitting baby sweaters and blankets that a friend sold at craft shows.  

She was a member of St. Peter’s Lutheran Church and the Ladies Aid Society.  

Survivors include her daughter, Gail and son Dale (Kathy), all of Sturgeon Bay; two grandchildren Kaylyn (Dustin) Ackerman and Ryan Schley; four great grandchildren Benjamin, Adelynn, Maxwell and Amelia Ackerman; her twin sister Arlene Lenius as well as many nieces and nephews.  A very special neighbor Ron and Ginger Clark.

Alice was preceded in death by her parents and husband, Arwed in 2013.

There will be a public visitation for Alice, Monday, Nov. 21, 2022 at the Schinderle Funeral Home from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM with a Prayer service at 6:30 PM.  Visitation will continue on Tuesday at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Forestville from 10:00 AM until the time of services at 11:00 AM with Rev. Dr. Christopher Jackson officiating.  Burial to follow in the church cemetery.

The family wants to thank Jay’s Legacy for their home care and Unity Hospice for their compassionate care.  Dale and Kathy want to thank Gail for her care of mom for many years, so she could live at home for a longer time.
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