Kimberly Schaleben

kimberly schaleben
Kimberly Jones Schaleben, age 54, of Fargo, North Dakota, formerly of Carlyle, passed away at her home surrounded by her family after a yearlong battle with pancreatic cancer. Kim was born July 20, 1965, daughter of Dan Jones and Judy Hays Jones. She married Lee Schaleben of Detroit Lake, MN, in Carlyle, June 11, 1983. Kim and Lee later moved to North Dakota where they, along with their children, own and operate a flooring company. In addition to her husband, Lee, Kim is survived by a son - Alexander and his fiancé, Karianne, daughter - Natalie, all living in Fargo. Mother - Judy Jones, brother - Mark Jones, nephew - Bryce Jones, all of Carlyle, and niece - Megan Jones of Salem, Oregon, Aunt - Ida Gragert of Salem. She was preceded in death by her father, Dan Jones. Kim enjoyed kayaking on the Crow Wing River, where they built their weekend family home. In keeping with her wishes, no service will be held. Expressions of sympathy in memory of Kim are suggested to a local Animal Shelter.

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  1. Schaleben family,
    I am so sad to read of Kim’s passing. It’s just not fair when horrible things happen to wonderful people. You all remain in my warmest thoughts and prayers for comfort and peace in your hearts. I know Kim is already kayaking all over Heaven😇

  2. Kim,

    I so enjoyed being invited to your beautiful home on the Crow Wing this fall. I was blessed that we both couldn’t sleep past 4 am because it was such a pleasure to sit in the porch, drink coffee, converse, and watch the sunrise. May you Rest In Peace Kim.

  3. Lee, Alex and Natalie so sorry for you loss will always remember how Kim was so good to everyone she meet. She was a beautiful lady inside and out.

  4. Lee, I am Michael Hanson’s mom-Tracey Breland. We met at Michael and Ashley’s Engagement Party. I have heard many times how my son thought the world of your wife! I am truly very sorry for your loss

  5. Lee and family, I am so sad you have lost the love of your lives. She seems like a Beautiful lady. Please know that I will be praying for your hearts to find Comfort and Peace.

  6. Lee & family! Sending a Giant (Tsunami) Wave of Love, Hope & Healing Prayers to You, in Loving memory of Kimberly! 🌊❤️🦋🙏 The World Loves Kim! 🌎❤️🦋🛶

  7. Dear Schaleben family, I’m so sorry you’ve had to go through losing Kim way too soon. As you grieve and miss her every day, I’m sending you lots of love with the hope that it will ease your pain and sorrow.

  8. Lee, I can’t imagine what you are going through, Kim was a person who made me feel so welcome with a smile, that smile was contagious. I am beside myself with grief and sadness. All I have is love and positive thoughts for you and the family.
    God speed old friend.

  9. I am so sorry for your loss. Kim was a very nice person and she fought a tough battle. She will be missed by many. Prayers & support for family & friends.

  10. So sorry for your heartache. May God help you all find comfort in this time of great loss. My prayers to you all

  11. I am am so very sorry, such a big loss for an amazing family. I wish it wasn’t this way. My deepest sympathy, hoping you can find some peace Lee, Alex, and Natalie. Big hugs.

  12. Lee and Family,
    Wishing what ever you need the most in your time of loss.
    With care and concern,
    Our condolences,
    Mike and Lonna Rinkie

  13. Lee and family so sorry to hear about Kim. She was a great woman.
    are thoughts and prayers are with you all.

    Mike & Liz Wurzbacher

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