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Julia Rae Schaley - 73

10/9/1946 - 6/28/2020

Morrison, IL

Julia Rae Schaley age 73 of Morrison, IL, passed away Sunday June 28, 2020 at Rock River Hospice House in Sterling, IL.  Cremation rites have been accorded.  A gathering of friends and family will be held 5 – 7 PM Thursday July 2nd at the Pape Funeral Home, Clinton.  Online condolences may be left at


     Julia was born on Oct. 9, 1946 in Clinton, Iowa, the daughter of Ray and Loretta (McPherson) Thielen.  She married Barry Schaley on June 19, 1962 in Morrison, IL.  Julia worked as a cook at the former Frontier Restaurant in Clinton for 19 years.  She enjoys reading, camping, and watching old Western movies.


     Julia is survived by her husband, Barry Schaley of Morrison, IL; two daughters, Dorothy (David) Benters of Morrison, IL and Brenda (Joseph) LaShelle of Thomson, IL; two sons, Barry (Angie) Schaley Jr. of Washington, IA and Nick (Karen Fahlbeck) Schaley of Camanche, IA; 13 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her parents. 

Gathering of Friends

Cremation rites have been accorded. A gathering of friends and family will be held 5 – 7 PM Thursday July 2nd at the Pape Funeral Home, Clinton.




  • Jonesy & Nicole

    on 06/29/20

    Dave, Dorothy & Taylor, 

    Our hearts go out to you and your entire family. 

    Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you.

    Love you guys - Jones & Nicole

  • Darwin and Lisa Vanderlaan

    on 06/30/20

    We are so sorry for your loss. Always here if you guys need us!!

                  Love Dar and Lisa

  • Mary Emily Brandon David G Brandon

    on 06/30/20

    So sorry for your loss Dorothy and family. Always enjoyed your mom and dad when we were together, God Bless You and your family. She is with God today and thats the best place to be. In peace and without pain, If you need anything let me know.


  • Merrill and Judith Beck

    on 06/30/20

    Deepest Dympathy to the Schaley Family. So very sorry for your loss. Thinking of all of you during this difficult time.
  • George,Pam Kramer

    on 06/30/20

    Sorry for your loss of your love one from George and Pam

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