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Melissa Schauer Whetzel

July 17, 1981 - February 18, 2020

Visitation - Monday

February 24, 2020
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Boulger Funeral Home & Celebration of Life Center, Fargo

Funeral Service - Tuesday

February 25, 2020
- 1:00 PM

Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Fargo

Visitation - Tuesday

February 25, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Fargo

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Boulger Funeral Home

Melissa Schauer Whetzel

July 17, 1981 - February 18, 2020

Obituary

Melissa Lynn Schauer Whetzel, age 38, of Fargo, ND passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, February 18, 2020 in her home.

Melissa Lynn Schauer was born July 17, 1981 in Marshall, MN to Thomas and Sandra (Siedschlag) Schauer. She was the youngest of three children and grew up and attended Fargo South High School in Fargo. She was baptized at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Marshall, MN. She was confirmed at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Fargo, ND. She was united in marriage to Michael Whetzel.

Melissa went on after high school to pursue an LPN degree in Nursing. After graduating, she landed her first job at the VA Hospital in Fargo, where she had a 10-year career in nursing holding various positions. She was very passionate about helping others. While she was working at the VA Hospital, she also was furthering her education. She went on to earn an RN and BSN degree in Nursing.

Melissa enjoyed spending time with her kids, family and friends. She enjoyed being at the lakes, going out on the pontoon and riding ATVs. Anything to see a smile on her kids’ faces. She also enjoyed listening to standup comedians, going to shows, shooting at the range and traveling.

Melissa is survived by her husband, Michael, her children, Landyn and Ryland Schauer; her stepchildren, Dana and Dakota Whetzel; her parents, Thomas and Sandra Schauer; her grandmother, Ione Siedschlag, West Fargo, ND; her 2 brothers, Jon Schauer, West Fargo, ND and Jeremy (Jessica) Schauer, Benson, MN; and 4 nieces and nephews, Hailee, Dylan, Logan and Addison; and many other extended family members.

Melissa was preceded in death by her grandparents, Bert and Ada Schauer; and her grandfather, Leonard Siedschlag.

Visitation will be from 5-8 PM on Monday, February 24, 2020 at Boulger Funeral Home and Celebration of Life Center, 123 10th St. S., Fargo, ND. Funeral Service will be Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at 1 PM at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 613 16th St. S., Fargo, ND with a visitation one hour prior. Burial will be in Fargo National Cemetery, 8709 40th Ave. N., Harwood, ND on Wednesday, February 26, 2020.

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21 responses to “Melissa Shauer Whetzel”

  1. Jacobson family Monty, Brooke, Kenzie and Tristan says:

    I’m so sorry to hear of the passing of Melissa! Your in our thoughts and prayers.

  2. Bert & Diana and family. says:

    She.will be missed by all. Our hearts go out to all of you.

  3. Lisa Froemke says:

    Thoughts and prayers to the family. Melissa will be greatly missed.

  4. Tracy Dockter says:

    I am so very sorry for your loss!! My thoughts and prayers are with your family!

  5. Brenda Kluth says:

    MELISSA, BLESS YOUR BEAUTIFUL SOUL!🌹
    YOUR ❤ WAS PURE, & DEEP! HERE ON EARTH WILL CERTAINLY NO LONGER BE THE SAME! WHEN YOU ENTERED A SPACE IT WOULD FILL WITH RADIANCE! 🥰
    TO FAMILY & FRIENDS, SENDING PRAYERS FOR YOUR HEART’S ❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤ & STRENGTH TO , IN TIME, FIND PEACE!
    GOD’S BLESSING’S WITH LOT’S OF L❤VE!
    BRENDA & MY SON, & ANGEL BRANDON, HOPE YOU BOTH GET TO MEET UP THERE, YOU ARE BOTH AMAZINGLY BEAUTIFUL SOUL’S & I KNOW WILL ENJOY EACH OTHER’S COMPANY! 🐸🌹

  6. Karen says:

    Tom Sandy Jon and Jeremy
    My thoughts and prayers to you all so young to be taken. Her boys will be lost without their mother
    Keep your memories close to your hearts and cherish her boys
    Darryl and Karen

  7. Nicole Linstad says:

    My thoughts and prayers are with you all during this heartbreaking time.

  8. Debi Kirsch says:

    Rest In Paradise Melissa!! I am so very sorry to hear of Melissa passing away, much too young. May the Lord guide you & give you peace during this difficult time. I didn’t know Melissa very long however the time spent with her will be cherished forever as she is such a beautiful soul, with the biggest & kindest heart. Blessings to each of you. ❤🙏🏼🕊❤

  9. Margaret Leas says:

    Thoughts and prayers to Melissa’s family.
    She will be missed by many.

  10. Janelle Lindstrom says:

    My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this time of sorrow.
    Ms Janelle

  11. Pat Crawford says:

    Remembering the life of Melissa as a fellow member of the Blue Team at the Fargo VA. Her smile and laughter was contagious. Not a easy life but she always made the best of every day. She will be sorely missed and sending prayers for her in eternity as well as love to her family. May God bring you sweet memories and grace, unconditional love, and His warmth now and always. Rest In Peace my sister.

  12. Derri Sandberg says:

    My heart goes out to the family of Melissa. Although I did not personally know Melissa, I am a Fargo South High graduate of similar time. Praying for all of her family members in this tough time.

  13. beverly joy says:

    Sandty i am so sorry my heart is heavy and ;i have prayers coming your way let the lord heal you and yours

  14. Stephanie Kjervestad says:

    So very sorry for your loss. Melissa was a wonderful lady and will be missed.

  15. Lina Johnson says:

    So sorry for all of your loss. Will be praying for you to have some comfort.

  16. Tim & Nancy Moore says:

    Our thoughts and prayers are with your family during this most difficult time.

    Tim and Nancy Moore

  17. Ellen Keehn says:

    Sandy and Fern and family. God has taken one so young. I am sending my thoughts and prayers to all of you. Love and strength, Ellen Keehn

  18. R. Burm says:

    Our thoughts are with all of you during this difficult time. We are all so saddened that such a wonderful & caring family have lost their precious Melissa. Love & hugs.. the Burm family.

  19. Renai Ehrichs says:

    Very sorry for her life and loving nature to be gone from our world

  20. Erin says:

    I worked with Melissa at the VA. I remember her fondly as someone who was wise, caring, and always willing to help. I learned a lot from her. Prayers for peace and healing for all.

  21. Rachel Cigelske says:

    I’d like to express my sincere condolences to you and your family. I have fond memories of Melissa from when we younger at Clay and Fern’s. Sending my thoughts and prayers to you during this difficult time.

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