Doris E. Schlueter, age 91, of Cedar Mills, Minnesota, passed away on Sunday, August 11, 2019, at Harmony River Living Center in Hutchinson.
Funeral Services will be held Saturday, August 17, 2019, at 11:00 A.M. at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Cedar Mills Township, Minnesota. Interment will be in the Church Cemetery.
Visitation will be held Friday, August 16, 2019, from 5:00 – 7:00 P.M.at St. John’s Lutheran Church and will continue one hour prior to the service at the church.
Doris Elsie Schlueter was born on September 10, 1927, in Acoma Township, McLeod County, Minnesota. She was the daughter of Otto and Henrietta (Krueger) Schmeling. Doris was baptized as an infant on October 2, 1927, and was later confirmed in her faith as a youth on April 6, 1941. She received her education in Acoma Township through the 8th grade.
On June 8, 1947, Doris was united in marriage to Harvey Schlueter at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Acoma Township, McLeod County, Minnesota. This marriage was blessed with four children, Larry, Ronny, Randy, and Debra. Doris and Harvey resided in Cedar Mills, Minnesota. They shared 61 years of marriage until Harvey passed away on April 12, 2009.
Doris was a loving homemaker to her husband and children. She was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Cedar Mills Township, Minnesota.
Doris enjoyed gardening, quilting, fishing, watching the Minnesota Twins and the Minnesota Vikings, and traveling. She was known as the cookie grandma due to her love for baking cookies. She especially enjoyed spending time with her family, grandchildren, great grandchildren and friends.
When Doris needed assistance with her daily care, she became a resident of Harmony River Living Center in Hutchinson on June 23, 2019. She passed away there on Sunday, August 11, 2019, at the age of 91 years. Blessed be her memory.
Doris is survived by her:
Children, Larry Schlueter and his wife, Luci, of New London, WI,
Ronny Schlueter and his wife, Norene, of Brooklyn Park, MN,
Randy Schlueter and his wife, Chris, of Hutchinson, MN,
Debra Holtz and her husband, Greg, of Hutchinson, MN;
Grandchildren, Jeff Schlueter and his wife Kerstin, Jason Schlueter and his wife, Terra, Joel Schlueter and his wife, Kandi, Justin Schlueter and his wife, Megan, Sarah Sill and her husband, Erik, Amy Nelson and her husband, Chris, Jennifer Coleman and her husband, Nick, Jessica Teal and her fiancé, Jeff Waggett, Joshua Schlueter and his wife, LaPorsche, Jacob Schlueter and his wife, Dara, Christopher Holtz and his fiancé, Jennifer Thorson, Cassie Padrnos and her husband, Eric, Crystal Vossen and her husband, Shane;
21 Great Grandchildren;
Sister-In-Law, Irma Wendorff of Hutchinson, MN;
Many other relatives and friends.
Doris is preceded in death by her Parents, Otto and Henrietta Schmeling; Spouse, Harvey Schlueter; Brothers, Walter Schmeling, Ernest Schmeling, Milton Schmeling, Lloyd Schmeling, Norbert Schmeling, Daniel Schmeling, Elmer Schmeling, and Ray Schmeling; Sisters, Margaret Wendorff, Mildred Nass, Eleanor Kurth and Norma Olson.