Rev. Donald M. Scheller


Rev. Donald M. Scheller passed away on Friday, July 8th. 

A Memorial service for Don will take place at 11 a.m, Friday, July 15, 2022, at Pleasant Corners United Methodist Church (21927 650th Street, MN) with Pastor Jacob Hanson officiating. Visitation will take place Thursday, July 14, 2022, from 4-7 p.m. at Czaplewski Family Funeral Homes (801 7th St SE, Kasson, MN) and one hour prior to the service at church. The funeral service will be livestreamed on the “Kasson United Methodist Church” Facebook page (

After transferring to the Iowa Conference from the South Dakota Conference, Rev. Scheller served Gilman, Ayrshire-Curlew and as a Linguist/Translator, Wycliffe Bible Translators & Summer Institute of Linguistics in the Philippines. He retired in 2015.

Survivors include his wife, Brenda Scheller of Kasson, MN; children, Paul (Calli) Scheller of Bismarck, ND and Elizabeth (Steve) Ewest of St. Paul, MN; and his grandchildren, Hannah and Clara Scheller and Audrey and Theo Ewest. 

A full obituary may be found at Czaplewski Family Funeral Homes.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Wycliffe Bible Translators, PO Box 628200, Orlando, FL 32862-8200 (