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Kimberly Schaleben

July 20, 1965 - January 16, 2020

In keeping with Kim's wishes, no service will be held.


Boulger Funeral Home

Kimberly Schaleben

July 20, 1965 - January 16, 2020


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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21 responses to “Kim Schaleben”

  1. Tanya says:

    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. Jon Darling says:


    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. Mark Heit says:

    Lee and Family – Sorry for your loss.

  4. Sandra Vorwerk says:

    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.

  5. Tracey Breland says:

    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

  6. Jennifer Burnside McGrady says:

    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.

  7. Corina says:

    You will be so missed my friend. Sending you hugs in heaven!

  8. Greg Krisko says:

    Sorry for your loss.

  9. Tamie Guffey (Gagnier) says:

    My deepest, heartfelt condolences to you and your family.

  10. Thomas Barry says:

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

  11. Barbara Meier Stedelin says:

    Lee, I am a classmate of Kim’s. I am so sorry to here of her passing. Rest in peace Kim.

  12. Tracy Warnke says:

    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.

  13. Mike Lewis says:

    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.

  14. Judy & Dale Hovde says:

    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.

  15. Paul Tweeton says:

    Prayers to you and your family Lee!!!

  16. Robert Dietrich says:

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

  17. Terry Meester says:

    Thoughts and prayers with all involved! So sorry!

  18. Tasha Boehland says:

    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.

  19. Lonna Rinke says:

    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

  20. Elizabeth A Wurzbacher says:

    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

  21. Wanda (Lane) Pearson says:

    Sorry for your loss Lee … You and your family are in my prayers.

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