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 Lucille Elaine <I>Kunze</I> Schroeder

Lucille Elaine Kunze Schroeder

Sleepy Eye, Brown County, Minnesota, USA
Death 4 Jan 2007 (aged 89)
Rochester, Olmsted County, Minnesota, USA
Burial Rochester, Olmsted County, Minnesota, USA
Memorial ID 17309488 · View Source
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Lucille E. Schroeder -- Rochester
Fri, Jan 5, 2007

ROCHESTER -- The funeral for Lucille E. Schroeder will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Redeemer Lutheran Church in Rochester. Burial will be in Grandview Memorial Gardens.

Mrs. Schroeder, 89, of Rochester, died at her home on Thursday (Jan. 4, 2007).

Lucille Kunze was born July 1, 1917, in Sleepy Eye, Minn. She graduated from Sleepy Eye High School and later completed Teachers Training in 1935. She married Milton H. Schroeder on Dec. 26, 1939, in Sleepy Eye. She taught school in rural Sleepy Eye for 10 years. From 1963 to 1998, she was employed by Mayo Clinic in the statistics department. She taught Sunday School at Redeemer Lutheran Church; enjoyed crocheting and made baby blankets for Olmsted County Public Health; liked "old-time music" and traveling; and was a Minnesota Twins fan. In 1987, she completed her Associate of Arts degree at Rochester Community College.

Survivors include a daughter, Marjorie Smith of Rochester; three sons, Douglas (Deborah), Robert (Audrey) and Gary Sr. (Susan), all of Rochester; nine grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and five sisters, Lola Prigge of Grand Meadow, Hazel (Lloyd) Grams of Slayton, Minn., and Evelyn (Ben) Wyatt, Arla (Ray) Spears and Melva Loftus, all of Rochester. She was preceded in death by her husband.

Visitation will be from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday at Ranfranz & Vine Funeral Homes in Rochester, and an hour before the service Monday at the church.

Memorials are suggested to Redeemer Lutheran Church.




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