March 11, 1934 - January 15, 2018
Barbara I. Chellman, Age 83, West St. Paul, MN passed away Monday, January 15, 2018 at South View Acres Healthcare Center. Barbara was born March 11, 1934 in Superior, WI to Arnold and Irene (Waldhoff) Nordin. She grew up in Superior and graduated from Central High School in 1952. Barbara married Charles M. Chellman, December 22, 1953 at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Superior. As a homemaker, she followed Charles throughout the Midwest until they settled in Menomonie in 1968. Together, they owned and worked at the Ben Franklin Stores in Menomonie until 1983. They had seven children. Active member of Peace Lutheran Church, Memorial Hospital Auxiliary, Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, supported all of her children’s sporting events as well as their school activities. Besides that, she enjoyed golfing, gardening, knitting, traveling with family, cooking, and meeting people. After leaving Menomonie, she and Charles moved to various cities until retiring in Green Valley, AZ in the late 90s, were she enjoyed spending time with family and friends. Barbara is survived by her children, Warren Chellman of Louisville, KY, Steven Chellman of Superior, WI, Susan (Roderick) Halvorson of Seattle, WA, Peter (Laura) Chellman of Eau Claire, WI, Nancy Chellman of Eagan, MN, Karen Chellman of Marshfield, WI, and Daniel (Jackie) Chellman of Tucson, AZ. She is also survived by thirteen grandchildren Kelly (Lee) Stardusky, Jill Chellman, Nick Chellman, Erik Halvorson, Erin Halvorson, Nathaniel (Dana) Chellman, Heidi Chellman, Mathew (Rebecca) Hoage, Samantha Hoage, Nicole Chellman, Ryan Chellman, Danielle Chellman and Carly Chellman, ten great-grandchildren, four nephews, sister-in-law Connie Pedersen and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, Arnold and Irene, her husband Charles, daughter in Law, Kim (Hagen) Chellman, uncles, aunts and cousins. Memorial services will be held at Olson Funeral Home in Menomonie at 11:00 AM, Saturday, January 27, 2018 with a luncheon to follow the service. Family and friends are welcome at the Funeral Home one hour prior to the service on Saturday. Interment will take place later in the spring at Peace Lutheran Cemetery in Menomonie.
Barbara I. Chellman, Age 83, West St. Paul, MN passed away Monday, January 15, 2018 at South View Acres Healthcare Center. Barbara was born March 11, 1934 in Superior, WI to Arnold and Irene (Waldhoff) Nordin. She grew up in Superior and graduated... View Obituary & Service Information
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