Shellie Kay Kromminga

Funeral services for Shellie Kay Kromminga, 43, of Glencoe, were held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 31, 1999, at Christ Lutheran Church in Glencoe, with the Rev. Brad Thom officiating.

Ms. Kromminga died on Wednesday, July 28, 1999.

Readers for the service were Jodi Braband, Marilyn Dunbar and Mary Jo Schimelpfenig.

The organist was Peggy Hatlestad. Congregational hymns included "Spirit of Gentleness," "I the Lord of Sea and Sky" and "Shine, Jesus Shine." Chuck Buckley sang "You are Near" and Randy and Kay Wilson sang. "Shine on Us." Kay sang "Simple Gifts" as a solo.

Casket bearers were Bill Dunbar, Jeff Grant, Mike Long, Jon Braband, Terry Conkel, Jerry Schimelpfenig, Randy Wilson and John Thell. Interment of ashes will be in the Glencoe Cemetery.

Ms. Kromminga was born on July 2, 1956, in Vinton, Iowa, to Donald W. and Mardean M. (Seeck) Kromminga. She was baptized and confirmed at St. John's Lutheran Church in Keystone, Iowa.

She graduated from the Benton Community High School after which she attended the University of Iowa from 1974 to 1978 and received a bachelor of science in nursing.

She worked for one year at the University of Minnesota Hospitals in Minneapolis. She then moved to Des Moines, Iowa, where she worked as a public health nurse with Visiting Nursing Association from 1979-1981.

On September 20, 1980, Shellie was united in marriage with Douglas Lee Wagoner in Des Moines, Iowa. In July of 1981 the couple moved to Lander, Wyo., where Doug worked as a doctor on the Shoshonee and Arapaho Indian Reservation, and Shellie worked in the Lander Hospital.

In August of 1983 they moved to Glencoe, Minn. Ms. Kromminga received a masters degree in public health nursing from the University of Minnesota. She worked for Public Health Nursing in Sibley County for one year in 1985 and then for Meeker, McLeod, Sibley Community Health Services for three years.

She volunteered at the Glencoe elementary schools, and was elected to the Glencoe-Silver Lake School Board in 1995.

In February of 1997 Ms. Kromminga went to work for McLeod County Public Health Nursing Service, where she worked until October of 1998 when she was diagnosed with cancer.

Ms. Kromminga was an active member of Christ Lutheran Church in Glencoe. She enjoyed the outdoors by gardening, camping, skiing, running and hiking. She loved all of her volunteering and being involved in her childrens' activities.

Survivors include her husband, Dr. Douglas Wagoner MD of Glencoe; sons Gunnar H. and Gavin L. Wagoner; parents Donald and Mardean Kromminga of Keystone, Iowa; brothers and their wives, Steven and Mary Kromminga of Belle Plaine, Iowa, and Mark Kromminga and Debra Kromminga of Belle Plaine, Iowa; parents-in-law, Lee and Marion Wagoner of Clarinda, Iowa; brothers-in-laws, Doyle Wagoner and his wife Donna of Clarinda, Iowa, and David Wagoner of Houston, Texas; nieces and nephews, Aaron and Zachary Wagoner, Lindy Shaw and husband Jeff, Bethany Kromminga, Megan Kromminga, Kassie Kromminga, Kaitlin Kromminga; as well as other relatives and many friends.

She is proceeded in death by her grandparents, Carl and Edna Seeck and Ferdinand and Elsie Kromminga.

Funeral arrangements were made by Johnson-McBride Funeral Chapel.

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