Machelle A. “Shelly” Friese, 65, of Corydon, died Saturday, February 27, 2021, at Baptist Health Floyd in New Albany, Indiana. She was born June 3, 1955, in Corydon, to the late Knoeful G. “Bud” Wellman and Ruth E. Redden Wellman Carver. She worked as a typesetter for Discount Labels in New Albany and attended Fellowship Baptist Church in Corydon.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 40 years, Terry A. Friese; her step father, Alfred “Peck” Carver; and her brother, David Wellman.
Survivors include her son, David Friese of Corydon; her step daughters, Tracy Friese of Portage, Wisconsin and Tiffany Veach of Hallsville, Missouri; her grandchildren, David Friese, Dylan Friese, Ashlynn Elsler, Kate Lynn Veach, and Michael Veach; her brothers, Brad Wellman (Juliann) of Corydon, Brian Wellman (Jessica) of Crandall, Indiana, and Kerry Wellman of New Salisbury, Indiana; her sister, Rhonda April of New Albany; and her sister in law, Carla Wellman of Corydon.
Funeral services will be at 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, March 3, 2021, at Beanblossom-Cesar Funeral Home in Corydon. Pastor Edith Bleecker will officiate. Burial will be in New Amsterdam Cemetery in New Amsterdam, Indiana.
Visitation will be after 11:00 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
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