Marie Louise (Giles) Schmeling, 92, passed away on Sept. 30, 2012. Born, Dec. 23, 1919, in Atchison, Kan. to Oscar and Louise Giles. Married Herman J. Schmeling on March 16, 1946. Came to Pueblo July 1946, and lived in Boone, Colo. until moving to Pueblo in 1952. Preceded in death by her husband on July 8, 2003; mother; father; and sister, Betty Reeves of Atchison. Survived by sons, Delbert of Pueblo and Karl (Sharon) Schmeling of Lakewood, Colo; daughter, Janis Griego of Superior, Colo; grandchildren, Shane Higbee (Annie) of Seattle, Wash., Amber Law of Aurora, Colo., Bree Schmeling of Denver and Nikki Minges (Tripp) of Littleton, Colo.; brothers, Bill (C.C.) Giles and Jerry (Patty) Giles all of Atchison, Kans.; and many nephews and nieces. Marie was a longtime member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Pueblo. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Memorial service, 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012, in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel. PLEASE NOTE LOCATION OF SERVICE CHANGE. Private family interment, Roselawn Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church, 701 W. Evans Ave., Pueblo, CO 81004. Online condolences, www.montgomerysteward.com

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  1. The Reeves Family wants you to know they are thinking of you. You are in our prayers. May your spirit focus on all the love around you during such a difficult time. With much love, Clifford, Tom, Ron, Kathy and Rick.

  2. To Janis, Delbert, and Carl
    You know your mother has been my favorite aunt for most of my life ! I drove by the old lake house the other day, I remember some fun times there. Cold, but then going inside to dry out!! One winter sticks in my mind more than others, very young, but vivid memories!! Your mom was so special! See you soon!!David!

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