Marianne Shenefelt

Most Worthy Grand Matron of the General Grand Chapter
Past Grand Matron of Wyoming, Order of the Eastern Star
Marianne Shenefelt
     Marianne Shenefelt was born in Denver, Colorado, and grew up on a ranch northeast of Cheyenne, Wyoming.  She married Francis (Frank) T. Shenefelt at Cheyenne in 1968, and they have lived in Cheyenne since that time. 
     Frank is retired from the State of Wyoming and the Wyoming Air National Guard. He is an avid pickleball player. 
     They are the parents of one daughter, Holly.  Holly is a Lieutenant Colonel in the United States Air Force and is the Commander of the 84th Civil Support Team, which is first responder unit in the Wyoming Military Department that consists of Army and Air Force personnel located in Cheyenne.
     Marianne is retired from the State of Wyoming. Marianne was initiated into Burns Chapter No. 47, Burns, Wyoming, in 1979, with her sister, Louise. She has served as Worthy Matron three times. 
Marianne and her mother, Doris Anderson
     Holly is a member of Burns Chapter, making the fifth generation of Eastern Star in Marianne's family.  Marianne is a dual member with Harmony Chapter No. 53, Cheyenne, Wyoming.  
   In 1998, Marianne was appointed by Worthy Grand Matron, Sister Rebecca
Dolling to serve as Grand Representative of Manitoba in Wyoming
  
    In 2000, she was appointed to serve as Grand Esther by Worthy Grand Matron, Patricia Harwood  and Worthy Grand Patron, Chuck Gragg. 
   Marianne was elected Associate Grand Conductress in 2001 and installed as Worthy Grand Matron, of the Grand Chapter of Wyoming in 2004.  In 2005, she and Worthy Grand Patron, Larry Farnham presided at the 108th Grand Chapter of Wyoming’s ""Circle of Friendship" Session.
   Sister Marianne was appointed to serve on the  2006-2009 Heart Committee of the General Grand Chapter by Most Worthy Grand Matron, Sister Barbara Benton and Most Worthy Grand Patron, Brother William Owen.
    In November of 2009, at the GGC 46th Triennial Assembly in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Sister Marianne was elected Right Worthy Associate Grand Conductress of the General Grand Chapter.
Marianne's family: sister Louise, Marianne,
husband Frank, daughter Holly, son-in-law Shan.
2009-2012
The Nature of God's Love Around the World
General Grand Family
2012-2015
Hope for Tomorrow
General Grand Family
2015-2018
Precious Memories on the Wings of Love
General Grand Family

Meet Henry
OES Service Dogs
Grand Chapter of Wyoming
Henry S Martin, MWGP
Past Grand Patron of
the Grand Chapter of Texas
and his Texas Tophats
The Order of the Eastern Star advocates for qualified Service Dog programs and provides financial assistance to such organizations,
aiding their efforts to serve mankind and to allow individuals to achieve independence.
Wyoming has 27
Subordinate Chapters
and is one of 59 Grand Chapter under General Grand Chapter
2018-2021 General Grand Chapter Officers
Circle of Friendship & Service Around the World
General Grand Family
Front Row: Michael E Berry (KY), Right Worthy Grand Sentinel; Dennis Paul Jordan (CA), Chairman, Right Worthy Grand Trusteees; Debbie Dhayer (WV), Right Worthy Associate Grand Conductress; F Lon Lowry (OH), Right Worthy Associate Grand Patron; Henry S Martin (TX), Most Worthy Grand Patron; Marianne Shenefelt (WY), Most Worthy Grand Matron, Glenda G Winchester (SC), Right Worthy Associate Grand Matron; Alma Lynn Bane (TX), Right Worthy Grand Secretary; Linn D McNary (LA), Right Worthy Grand Treasurer; Billie Bradfield (AZ), Right Worthy Grand Conductress; Jo L Cullifer (GA), Right Worthy Grand Trustee; Helen Delaney (ON), Right Worthy Grand Trustee.

Back Row: Brenda Jones (VA), Worthy Grand Warder; Carol Girling (MB), Worthy Grand Electa; Julie Birrer (WY), Worthy Grand Martha; Betty Benham (TX), Worthy Grand Esther; Kim Dellinger (KS), Worthy Grand Ruth; Sue Peterson (AZ), Worthy Grand Adah; Ronald Pete (WI), Worthy Grand Organist; Karla Dimond (CO), Worthy Grand Marshal; Margo Hellickson (MT), Worthy Grand Chaplain.