Arlys Ann Schiedel, age 80, of Longwood, Florida, passed away on March 12, 2018.
POSTPONEMENT Due to a family illness, the graveside services for Arlys Schiedel have been postponed to a later date. More information will follow when services have been rescheduled. Arrangements are under the direction of the Wintz & Ray Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Yankton.
Arlys Ann Magorien was born in 1937 to Howard and Alice Magorien in Mission Hill, South Dakota. Arlys married Gerald (Jerry) Schiedel and they raised two children, Barry and Roxane, in Merritt Island, Florida. Arlys loved her family and put them first. She co-owned and over saw finances of their family business and home. Arlys and Jerry shared many happy years in Hendersonville, North Carolina at their vacation home as well as in Longwood where they resided. She and Jerry were married for 60 years on March 8th. Over the years, Arlys spent much of her free time enjoying working out, traveling, helping in the family business, rollerblading, playing tennis and loved spending time with family and friends. She was very young at heart. She had a deep love of the ocean and mountains. She loved to fish, snorkel and loved dolphins and sea life. Her favorite place was called Pretty Place in the mountains near their vacation home.
Arlys loved helping those in need and was extremely generous to many charitable organizations. She loved being behind the scenes and did not like attention. She was crazy about her children and grandchildren and loved hosting fun parties for them when they were little and loved attending their sports activities throughout their years. Arlys attended Northland, A Church Distributed. She loved to travel and especially loved meeting her best friend in Branson, Missouri every year. She and Jerry enjoyed travel to Brazil and South America.
Arlys leaves behind to cherish her memory: her husband of 60 years, Jerry Schiedel of Longwood, FL; son, Barry (Beth) Schiedel of Longwood, FL; daughter, Roxane (Rick) Mann of Longwood, FL; grandson, Ryan Schiedel of Cocoa, FL; grandson, Kyle Schiedel of Cape Canaveral, FL; granddaughter, Brandie Schiedel of Orlando, FL; grandson, Cory Schiedel of Orlando, FL; grandson, Branson Mann of Longwood, FL; and sister Mary Ellen Allen of Columbia, SC.
She is preceded in death by her parents.
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Barry and Roxane, your mom was my very best friend, I miss her too, we had so many good times together, never to be forgotten. God Bless you and your families.
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