Pamela Schiltz, 51, of Remsen, died Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2006, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars after a lengthy illness.
The former Pamela Jensen was born June 16, 1955, at Carroll, the daughter of Willis and Betty (Schoeppner) Jensen. Pam lived at Templeton, Cherokee and Cleghorn, and in 1967 moved with her family to Remsen where she completed her education at Remsen-Union High School, graduating in 1973. She then attended Iowa Central Community College at Fort Dodge graduating in 1975 as a dental assistant. She was employed for several years as a dental assistant in Sioux City.
On Dec. 14, 1979, she married Steve Schiltz at Remsen where they made their home. On Jan. 16, 1984 she began working as a secretary for the city of Remsen until her retirement on April 30, 1999, due to health reasons. She had been a resident of the Happy Siesta Health Care Center in Remsen since May 1, 2006.
She was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Remsen and the church Guild. She loved to bake and enjoyed golfing and reading.
Survivors include her husband, Steve of Remsen; one daughter, Lindsey Schiltz and granddaughter, Tatum Schiltz both of Des Moines; one son, Matt Schiltz and his special friend, Hope DaCosta, both of Lincoln, Neb.; her mother, Betty and her husband, Wayne Horton of Le Mars; one brother, Mike and his wife, Frances Jensen of Grapevine, Texas and one sister, Jody Hobbs of Apple Valley, Minn.
She was preceded in death by her father, Willis.
Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Remsen with the Rev. William McCarthy officiating. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery in Remsen. Friends may call anytime after 2 p.m. today (Thursday), at the Fisch Funeral Home in Remsen. There will be a rosary at 3 p.m. by St. Mary's Guild and a vigil prayer service at 7:30 p.m. all at the funeral home.
Casketbearers will be Chad Fiedler, Josh Fiedler, Brian Schiltz, Nathan Schiltz, Jackie Schnepf, Deb Drum, Mike Tritz and Todd Tentinger.