Mary E. Schultz, age 94, of South Haven died Wednesday, November 23, 2022 at Quiet Oaks Hospice House.
Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, November 29, 2022 at St. John`s Lutheran Church, Annandale with Rev. Alex Becker officiating. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery, Annandale. Visitation will be held from 9:30-11:00 a.m. on Tuesday at the church.
Mary Elaine Harper was born November 10, 1928 in Carlton, MN to Harlan and Ruth (Strand) Harper. She graduated from Carlton High School and earned a degree in education from Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter. She married Edward A. Schultz on July 5, 1952 in Carlton. They purchased a farm in Southside Township in 1955 where they farmed, raised their family and lived for the rest of their lives. For many years Mary taught both English and Choir in Annandale Public Schools. She was a member of St. John`s Lutheran Church and enjoyed leadership roles in choir and Sunday School. Mary and Eddie traveled extensively with friends and family and made many new friends along the way. Mary enjoyed game nights with friends and was an avid reader. She loved to spend time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.
She is survived by children and their spouses, Marilyn and James Hallstrom of South Haven, David and Catherine Schultz of Bemidji; 5 grandchildren, Meggan (John) Caird, Jessica (Jerry) Jarvis, Mitchell (Janell) Jordan, Mackenzie Schultz, and Nicholas Schultz; step grandson, Kyle (Elyse) Hallstrom; great-grandchildren, Emma, Jaxon, Tristan, Charlotte, Lillian, and Lawson; and step great-grandchildren, Fitz, Daria, and Roscoe. She was preceded in death by her husband, Eddie, in 2005; brother, William Harper; and nephew, Steven Harper.
The casket bearers will be Mitch Jordan, Nick Schultz, John Caird, Jerry Jarvis, Kyle Hallstrom, Glen Schultz, and Barry Schultz. The music for the service will be provided by Becky Unger, Judy Johnson, Vicki Greene, and Nancy Berg. Arrangements are entrusted with Dingmann Funeral Care Burial and Cremation Services of Annandale.
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