Marcella Elizabeth <I>Schaefer</I> Perrin

Marcella Elizabeth Schaefer Perrin

Birth
Adams, Mower County, Minnesota, USA
Death 7 Oct 2011 (aged 81)
Austin, Mower County, Minnesota, USA
Burial Adams, Mower County, Minnesota, USA
Memorial ID 78018363 · View Source
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Marcella E. Schaefer Perrin, 81 of Austin, died at her home on Friday, October 7, 2011.

Marcella Elizabeth Schaefer was born May 10, 1930 at Adams, MN, the daughter of Joseph and Elizabeth (Mueller) Schaefer. She attended Sacred Heart School and graduated from Adams High School. Marcella was an employee of the NW Bell Telephone Co. in Austin and while working there she met John Perrin.

Marcella and John were married on December 20, 1975 at Adams, Minnesota. In retirement, the Perrins enjoyed spending the winter months in Gulf Shores, Alabama. Marcella was a member of St. Augustine Catholic Church and a volunteer at the Philomathian in Austin. She was an avid Twins fan and enjoyed crocheting, crossword puzzles and Sudoku.

Marcella was preceded in death by her parents; husband John Perrin, brothers, Paul, Fred Herb and Benno Schaefer, brother-in-law Herman Schmitz, sisters-in law, Sally Schaefer and Betty Schaefer.

She is survived by her step-children: Steven (Terri) Perrin, San Diego, CA, Patricia (Russell) Smidt, Austin, MN, James (Joanie) Perrin, Austin, MN; grandchildren: Mischa, Seth, Alexandra, Michael, Christine, Jennifer and Erin; 13 great grandchildren, 2 great great grandchildren; sisters and brothers: Florence Schmitz, Adams, MN, Vernon Schaefer, Adams, MN, Norb (Linda) Schaefer, Montgomery, AL, Rita (David) Sheedy, Scottsdale, AZ, Conrad (Judy) Schaefer, Austin, MN, Roger (Wanda) Schaefer, Forest City, IA, Bette (Harlan) Smith, Park Forest, IL; sisters-in-law: Dorene Schaefer, Adams, MN, Dona Schaefer, Rochester, MN; many nieces and nephews.

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 1:30 PM on Wednesday, October 12th at St. Augustine Catholic Church in Austin with Father James Steffes and Father Marty Schaefer officiating. Interment will be at the Sacred Heart Cemetery in Adams, MN at a later date. There will be a Rosary service at 5:30 PM on Tuesday at the Adams Funeral Home where friends may call from 4:00 to 7:30 PM Tuesday. There will be no reviewal at the church before the service on Wednesday.

Obituary and photo from Clasen-Jordan Funeral Home.



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  • Created by: DaveVangsness
  • Added: 9 Oct 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 78018363
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Marcella Elizabeth Schaefer Perrin (10 May 1930–7 Oct 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 78018363, citing Sacred Heart Cemetery, Adams, Mower County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by DaveVangsness (contributor 16959198) .