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Fulkerson - Stevenson Funeral Home
Springan - Stevenson Funeral Home
It's all about saying goodbye.
Michelle "Shellie" Lange
December 13, 1947 - October 6, 2018

Place of Birth: Glendive, MT
Residence: Sidney, MT
Age: 70

Shellie passed away at Sidney Extended Care with her loving family at her side, following a lengthy and courageous battle with cancer. Shellie was born on December 13, 1947 in Glendive, MT to Bano and Lina (Gehnert) Brenner. She was a great lover of animals and the outdoors. Shellie and her siblings spent countless hours on horseback exploring the badlands. She attended school in Dawson County.
On June 1, 1968, she married Richard (Dick) Lange of Savage, MT. The couple celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary this year. After a year of marriage, Dick was drafted into the Army. During his two years of service, Dick and Shellie embraced a nomadic lifestyle. They lived in Fort Jackson, SC, Fort Benning, GA, and Fort Polk, LA. Their oldest daughter, Deedra, was born during their stay at Fort Polk. Following his honorable discharge, the couple moved back to Glendive, MT where their other four daughters, Brandyn, Karmen, Karen, and Kimberly were born. They moved to Sidney in 1979 where they have lived since.
Shellie was very supportive of her five daughters’ activities, ranging from swimming, athletics, 4-H, and horse shows. She could always be found chauffeuring the girls in the family van or cheering proudly from the stands.
Shellie’s other hobbies included caring for animals, especially her beloved quarter horses, gardening, cooking, canning, and reading. Dick and Shellie also enjoyed traveling with friends or their girls.
Shellie is survived by her husband Dick, daughters Deedra (Shandon) Erickson of Sidney, Brandyn (Chanon) Romo of Bainville, Karmen (Jason) Schmierer of Sidney, Karen (Sterling) Swigart of Miles City, and Kimberly Lange (fiancé) Jason Bright) of Sidney, grandchildren Jade and Shay Erickson, Summer and Colter Romo, Austin Lange, Ashtyn and Karsyn Swigart, and Tayler Lange, mother Lina Brenner, siblings Sandy (Bob) Kiedrowski of Glendive, Candice (Steve) Dempewolf of Lindsay, Midge (Bob) Brilz of Glendive, Sue Brenner of Buffalo, WY, and Blaine Brenner of Glendive, numerous nieces and nephews, and beloved dog Ginger.
Shellie is preceded in death by her father Bano Brenner, who passed on the same date 23 years ago, and her brother Jon Brenner.

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(Wanda) ELIZABETH BLACK (Spracklin) (Oklahoma CIty, OK)
Oct 7, 2018
Dear Brenner Family, I am so sorry to hear of Shellie's passing. I will never forget all the memories when we all lived out on Marsh Road and how much simple fun we all had back then. Please give a big hug to your Mom Lina and know that my heart is with you all. May God grant you peace and comfort.
Janel Alderman (Green) (BILLINGS , Mt)
Oct 7, 2018
Im am so sorry to hear about your mom. Her smile would light up the room. She was a wonderful lady and a great mother. Prayers and hugs to the family
Rick and Cheryl Brilz (Lolo, , Montana)
Oct 7, 2018
Prayers sent for your whole family! May God Bless and comfort you all!
Leann Pelvit (Sidney, Montana)
Oct 8, 2018
Dick and family, I am so sorry to hear of Shellie's passing. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.
Kristin King (Paducah, KY)
Oct 8, 2018
I'll never forget that beautiful smile and great sense of humor. My heart breaks for you all. God bless you and comfort you.
Belinda Pavek (Sidney, Montana)
Oct 8, 2018
Saddened to hear of your loss Our thoughts and prayers are with you and family.
Sharon Smelser (Sidney, MT)
Oct 8, 2018
To Shellie's Families, my heartfelt sympathy. A hard fought battle has dimmed a beautiful smile, one that could light up a room. Stay strong in the love you shared with her and which you can pass on to younger generations. God be with you all.
Jeannine Williamson (Sidney, MT)
Oct 8, 2018
My thoughts and prayers are with you- Dick and family. I boarded my beloved Tardie with Shellie for 2 years. Shellie was so good to Tardie and I. You will be missed.
Darwyn Ulberg (Hot Springs, SD)
Oct 8, 2018
So sorry for your loss Dick and girls. She was a wonderful friend and neighbor.
Sharon and Jim Nelson (Billings, Mt)
Oct 8, 2018
Dick and family,
Shellie was very special and kind to us. She was an especially brave friend after that darn cancer diagnosis. We are sorry for your loss.
Nancy Vaira (Sidney, Mt)
Oct 8, 2018
We are so sad. Shellie was so strong. I totally admired her parenting skills with all her girls! She was so proud of each and every one of you. She made me feel comfortable in Sidney and the 'cpa' husband life, and we had some good laughs. Love all of you.
Deb Free Jackson
Oct 8, 2018
So very saddened to see this. Shellie was a beautiful soul. She will be missed by so many. Hugs prayers and love to all of you.
Derald & Vivian Reno (Sidney, Montana)
Oct 9, 2018
Dick and families, We are sending our sympathy to you, and May God's love heal your sorrow, and may His peace replace your heartaches with wonderful memories.
Holly
Oct 9, 2018
Shellie was such a warm kind person. Her smile could warm any room. I enjoyed visiting with her around town and through Swim Team. She was always friendly and kind. She will be missed!

Holly O’Toole
Brian and Ramona Dibble (Billings, Mt)
Oct 9, 2018
Our sincere regrets
Katie wlliams (Sidney, Mt)
Oct 10, 2018
Fly high miss shellie I love the smile you had

Katie cna
Myrna Kintz (Glendive, MT)
Oct 10, 2018
Dick and all of Shellie’s Family,
You lost a beautiful soul and I, too, will grieve her loss. It is so hard to watch a loved one suffer; so I pray it will comfort you to know her pain is over. Blessings and prayers for all of you.
Bill Schillling (buffalo, wy)
Oct 10, 2018
so sorry Dick, and girls
Patty (Rigg) Harrington (Worland, Wyoming)
Oct 10, 2018
Dearest Brenner and Lange families,Thinking of you all, with love and prayers. So sorry to hear of your loss! Patty (Rigg) Harrington,
Delores Jacobs (Bismarck, N.D 58503)
Oct 11, 2018
Dear Lange and Brenner family,
I'm so sorry to hear about the passing of Shellie. She was such a lovely lady and friend. Cherish the memories and love you shared. Take care and God's Blessing!
Delores Jacobs
Paul and Sandra Fasting (Henderson, NV)
Oct 12, 2018
Dick and Family:
We are so sorry to hear of Shellie's passing. We want you to know that our thoughts and prayers are with you all as you go through this very difficult time.
Cindy Beagle (Sidney, Montana)
Oct 29, 2018
I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you!!!
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