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Janelle Warnsholz (Schmale)

January 14, 1951 - November 10, 2018

Janelle Claire (Warnsholz) Schmale, 67, lost her brave battle with cancer on Saturday, November 10, 2018. Janelle was born January 14, 1951, to George & Leona (Ahrens) Warnsholz, and grew up in Malcolm & Lincoln. She attended Lincoln Lutheran Junior High and graduated Lincoln Northeast in 1969. She also attended St John's College in Winfield, Kan. Janelle married Roger Schmale on October 15, 1971, and had two children: Gary and Jody. Raising her family, she lived in Bellwood and David City.

She worked at david place and St Joseph's Villa as a CNA, and managed the Shop E-Z convenience store. She was the FHA (now FCCLA) Parent of the Year 1993-94. In 1994, Janelle moved back to Lincoln, where she worked at and managed a Kwik-Shop, was a CNA at Madonna Rehabilitation, a receptionist at Green's Furnace and Plumbing, co-owner of the Tearoom at Studioville, and at Cloverleaf Suites (formerly Chase Suites).

Janelle was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary Garland Unit 369, Redeemer Lutheran Church WOR and LWML, the University Place Business Association, & served as the president of both the UPCO Organization and Friends of White Hall Mansion. She like to crochet, needlepoint, help military veterans, and take care of her family.

Janelle is survived by her daughter; Jody Schmale, son; Gary, his girlfriend; Stacie Schlisner and her children: Tara, Brayden, Cadie, and Carlie, all Lincoln, brother; Merle (Lois) Warnsholz, Davenport Iowa; nieces: Lori (Jeff) Whalen, Utica, Ill., and Jill (Matt) Schmitzer, Bettendorf; aunt; Geraldine Brigham, Seward, uncles: Merlin (Bert) Ahrens, Palm Coast, Fla., and Marvin Schutlz, Seward, as well as numerous cousins, extended family, and friends.

Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Saturday, November 24, at Redeemer Lutheran Church, 510 S 33 St., Lincoln. Visitation will be 3-8 p.m., with family receiving friends from 5-7 p.m., at Ropers and Sons, 4300 O St, Lincoln. Interment will be Wyuka Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to the family for a nurses scholarship.

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