Animal Pattern 04

Vernie (Call) Schilling

1934 ~ 2021 (age 87)


Oleta LaVerne “Vernie” Schilling, passed away  on Saturday, December 11, 2021. She was a resident of Haysville, KS.

Rosary, Thursday, December 16, 7:30pm, and Funeral Mass, Friday, December 17, 10am, both at St. Cecilia Catholic Church, Haysville.

Vernie was born, the youngest of seven children, on August 7, 1934 in Lowe, KS, to Arnold and Gladys Call. She grew up on the family farm in Chautauqua County. Vernie graduated as salutatorian from Sedan High School in 1952 and attended the University of Kansas in 1953-1954. In 1958, Vernie married her devoted husband Robert “Bob” Schilling. They were married 45 years. He preceded her in death in 2003. Vernie enjoyed her career as a secretary in the Human Resources Department of KG and E in Wichita from 1954 until her retirement in 1992. Vernie’s interests included spending time with family, reading, shopping, cooking, quilting and watching sports of any kind. She was also known for her sense of style. She was a member of St Cecilia Catholic Church in Haysville since 1980. She would sing in the choir, lector and serve as the rosary leader at Diversicare in Haysville.

Vernie was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and three brothers, Roland Call, Doyle Call, and Nile Call; three sisters, Virginia Jett, Zelpha Wilson, and Mona Keeny and their spouses. She is survived by many loving nieces and nephews and wonderful friends.


In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to:

St. Cecilia Catholic Church, 1830 W. Grand Ave, Haysville KS 67060

Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice, 313 S. Market, Wichita, KS 67202

Wichita Public Library Foundation, (memo: Vernie Schilling memorial), 711 W. 2nd St, Wichita, KS 67203

Haysville Community Library, 210 S. Hays, Haysville, KS 67060.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Vernie, please visit our floral store.


December 16, 2021

7:30 PM
St. Cecilia Catholic Church
1830 W. Grand Ave
Haysville, KS 67060

Funeral Mass
December 17, 2021

10:00 AM
St. Cecilia Catholic Church
1830 W. Grand Ave
Haysville, KS 67060


Haysville Community Library
210 S. Hays, Haysville KS 67060

St. Cecilia Catholic Church
1830 W. Grand Ave, Haysville KS 67060

Wichita Public Library Foundation, (memo: Vernie Schilling memorial)
711 W. 2nd. St., Wichita KS 67203

Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice
313 S. Market, Wichita KS 67202

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