Melissa Stolz Schlarman, 49

Melissa Stolz Schlarman, 49, of Bismarck, N.D., formerly of Celina, died on Sunday, July 6, 2014, at Stanford Hospital in Bismarck, N.D., of natural causes.

She was born on Dec. 8, 1964, in Celina, to parents Marvin Stolz and Rita Piper of Celina.

She was formerly married to Joe Schlarman of Powell.

She is survived by her stepmother, Diana Bruggeman of Celina, her stepfather, Steve Phillips of Celina, a son, Zachary Joseph Schlarman of Powell, two daughters, Jamie Marie and Katie Nicole Schlarman of Powell, three brothers, Brian and T.J. Phillips of Greenville and Faron Woodford of Celina, a half-brother, Mike Thobe of Celina, two sisters, Leah Rohrbach of St. Marys and Andrea (Chad) Knapke of Coldwater, a stepsister, Jessica Woodford of Celina and six nieces and nephews.

Melissa was a homemaker and a 1983 graduate of Celina High.

Family services will begin at 5 p.m. Saturday at Cisco Funeral Home in Celina.

A gathering of friends and family will take place from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association or to the family.

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