Clare County Review & Marion Press

Agnes May Shilling

Agnes May Shilling, age 97 of Inverness, Florida formerly of Farwell, passed away Monday, December 20, 2021 in Lecanto, Florida. Agnes was born the daughter of Gabriel and Larilla (Clark) VanBuskirk on October 22, 1924 in Farwell. She was united in marriage to Thomas E. Colmus in 1941 with him predeceasing her in 1974; she then married Herbert J. Shilling in 1986 with him passing away in 2011. Following her marriage to Herbert, Agnes began wintering in Florida and spending the summers in Michigan. She enjoyed spending time in her garden and crocheting; she also enjoyed giving of her time and talents volunteering at hospitals and Nursing Homes.
Agnes is survived by her children Agnes Jean (Richard) Rohde of Saginaw and Thomas (Sybil) Colmus of Indian River; 6 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren and 6 great great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her son Richard, a grandchild and 8 siblings.
In keeping with her wishes private burial has taken place in the St. Cecilia Catholic Cemetery in Clare with Monsignor Francis Koper officiating. Memorials are suggested to the Our Lady of Hope Catholic Church in Clare. Arrangements were handled by the Clare Chapel of Stephenson-Wyman Funeral Home. On-line condolences may be left at

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