|Birth: ||Jun. 7, 1911|
|Death: ||Oct. 14, 1999|
Esther E. Schlegel
PIERZ -- Esther E. Schlegel, 88, Pierz, formerly of Little Falls, died Thursday, Oct. 14, 1999, at St. Mary's Villa in Pierz.
She was born June 7, 1911, in Lastrup to Hubert B. and Julia (Gross) Virnig. She grew up in Granite Township near Lastrup and attended high school in Pierz. She married George H. Schlegel on April 25, 1927, at St. John's Nepomuk Catholic Church in Lastrup. They moved to Proctor. She worked as a store clerk for WHM Steward Co. and Reihnke Shoe Store. They retired in 1972 and moved to Little Falls. Following her husband's death on March 24, 1987, she continued to live in Little Falls until December 1995 when she moved to Harmony House in Pierz. In April 1999, she became a resident of St. Mary's Villa in Pierz. She was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Little Falls, Christian Mothers, Daughters of Isabella, Secular Franciscans and the Women's Catholic Order of Foresters.
Survivors include a son, Alvin G. Schlegel, Brainerd; four sisters, Florence Nagel, Little Falls, Cora Gruber, Proctor, Mildred Hoffman, Duluth, and Louene Walz, Pierz; four grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
Services will be 11 a.m. Monday in St. Mary's Catholic Church in Little Falls with Father Dennis Hoffman and Father Nick Landsberger officiating.
Friends may call from 5-8 p.m. today, with parish prayers at 5:30 p.m., a Daughters of Isabella and Christian Mothers Rosary at 6 p.m. and a Secular Franciscan prayer service at 7 p.m., and from 8-10:30 a.m. Monday at the Shelley Funeral Chapel in Little Falls.
Hubert B Virnig (1889 - 1977)
Julia Gross Virnig (1886 - 1972)
George H Schlegel (1906 - 1987)*
Esther E Virnig Schlegel (1911 - 1999)
Florence Antonia Virnig Nagel (1915 - 2005)*
Cora Marie Virnig Gruber (1917 - 2007)*
Mildred Josephine Virnig Hoffman (1919 - 2010)*
Louene E Virnig Kobilka (1926 - ____)*
Saint Marys Cemetery
Created by: Gary Poser
Record added: Dec 21, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 45689024