Agnes Schilling


Agnes Schilling, 82 of Dimmitt, Texas, passed away Thursday, Oct. 29, 2020 in Amarillo, Texas. Mass of Christian Burial will be Monday, Nov. 2, at 10 a.m. at The Immaculate Conception Catholic Church with Celebrants Arockiaraj Malapady and Nicholas Gerber, and Deacons Jackie Gunnels and Kyle Broderson; burial to follow at Westlawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Dimmitt. Arrangements have been entrusted to Colonial Funeral Home of Dimmitt. Viewing will be Sunday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the funeral home. Rosary/vigil will be Sunday evening at 6 p.m. at the church.

Due to the COVID Virus everyone attending the viewing, rosary and the funeral service must wear a mask provided by you. Your safety and health matter to us.

Agnes was born July 3, 1938 in Tulia, Texas to Arthur William and Loretta Elizabeth (Wagner) Kleman. Agnes grew up in Nazareth, Texas and graduated from Tulia High School. Agnes married the love of her life, Donald Schilling on Oct. 28, 1959 in Tulia, Texas. They spent their lives farming, raising their children and loving the Lord and their Catholic faith. Donald passed away on Oct. 10, 2004. Agnes was a longtime member of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church of Dimmitt; she was a member of the Catholic Order of Foresters, on the church Finance Committee, sang in the church choir and helped with CCD classes. Agnes was a classroom mom, member of the Data Club and was voted Conservation Homemaker of the Year in 1990. She was an avid ping pong player; she was known to be in some of the local talent shows and loved a good or corny joke. Agnes was also known to pull a good prank every once in a while and you always knew what she was thinking. She was a tractor driver extraordinaire. Her family meant so much to her, she always said, “I don’t know what I would do without my family.”

Those left to cherish her memories are her children, Donna Reinart and her husband Bryan of Dimmitt,, Claude Schilling of Ft. Worth, Texas, Lee Schilling and his wife Denise of Panhandle, Texas, Doug Schilling, Roy Schilling and his wife Carla, and a son by faith, Father Raj all of Dimmitt; a sister Leola Ramaekers of Nazareth, Texas and a sister of the hear,t Joleen Walsh of Canyon, Texas; three sisters-in-law Mary Kleman, Ann Kleman and Viola Kleman; one Schilling brother-in-law and several dear Schilling sisters-in-law; 12 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren and one on the way; and numerous nieces, nephews and many special friends.

Agnes will join her parents; her husband, Donald Schilling; eight brothers, Elmer, Bernard and his wife Irene, Urban and his wife Roberta, LaVern and his wife Karen, Alphonse, Carl Dean and Harold Kleman; and a brother-in-law Ed Ramaekers.

Memorials can be made to the Schilling Memorial Fund (to benefit the Catholic Church): First United Bank c/o Therese Damron, PO Box 929, Dimmitt, Texas 79027.

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