Eileen Schueller, 96, Lucan
Eileen Schueller age 96 of Lucan passed away Thursday, August 3, 2017 at Wood Dale Nursing Home in Redwood Falls. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church in Lucan. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, 4:00-7:00 p.m. at Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church with prayer service at 7:00 p.m. Visitation will continue one hour prior to services on Wednesday. Burial will follow in the Our Lady of Victory Catholic Cemetery. Online condolences may be sent at www.stephensfuneralservice.com. Stephens Funeral Service - Redwood Valley Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
Eileen Schueller was born November 1, 1920 to Thomas P. and Helen (Meisen) Sexton in Wabasha County in southeastern Minnesota. She was baptized at St. Patricks Catholic Church in West Albany and attended country school nearby. Eileen then worked at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester, Convair in San Diego and Munsingwear Industries in Minneapolis. On February 14, 1950 she married Mike Schueller of Wabasso. They farmed the family farm until retiring in 1984. While living in Wabasso, they were members of St. Anne’s Catholic Church until moving to Lucan when they joined Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church. Eileen was involved with the Christian Mothers Organization and helped make dozens of quilts for the missions. She also made many quilts for family.
Eileen is survived by her six children: Rose Mary Van Der Zanden of Chino Hills, CA, Joseph (Marie) Schueller of Lucan, Elaine (Tom) Moore of Lucan, Monica (Jim) Gode of Sanborn, LaVonne Iverson of Margate, FL, and John (Sherri) Schueller of Wabasso; 15 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren with two on the way; and many other relatives and friends. She is preceded in death by her parents, husband Mike, siblings and spouses: John and Clara Sexton, Dorothy and Richard Wallerich, granddaughters: Erica Schueller, Krista Gode and great-grandson Will Lindbo.