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Shirley Jean (Berge) Wellman

November 19, 1938 ~ August 28, 2022 (age 83)

Obituary

 

Shirley J. Wellman, age 83 of Virginia died Sunday, August 28, 2022 in her home. She was born November 19, 1938 in St. James, Mn the daughter of Hans and Nina Berge. Shirley married Kenneth Wellman in 1957 in Iowa; and they enjoyed 66 years of marriage. Ken’s ministry brought them to several places in Minnesota, including Fairmont and Virginia. Shirley was employed as a secretary/receptionist at Lakeview Health Care Center in Fairmont.       She had a life-long love of music, singing in various choral groups and church choirs. Her other passion was travelling, which included many highlights, including the Passion Play in Oberammergau, Germany.  Shirley was a member of Peace United Methodist Church in Virginia, a cross-country ski club, and she enjoyed biking and her YMCA membership.

Shirley is survived by her husband: Reverend Ken Wellman of Virginia; daughter: Mary Wellman of Virginia; extended family and many friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; sons: Michael and Todd; and siblings: Harvey and Patricia.

The Memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, September 1, 2022 at Peace United Methodist Church in Virginia. Pastor Rob Kopp will officiate. A gathering time for family and friends will begin one hour prior to the service at the church. Inurnment will take place in the Mt. Hope Cemetery in St. James, MN.

Family services provided by Bauman-Cron, A Bauman Family Funeral Home in Virginia. To share condolences online, please see: www.bauamnfuneralhome.com

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Services

Gathering of Family and Friends
Thursday
September 1, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Peace United Methodist Church
303 9th Avenue South
Virginia, MN 55792

Funeral Service
Thursday
September 1, 2022

11:00 AM
Peace United Methodist Church
303 9th Avenue South
Virginia, MN 55792

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