Marian Schlueter of South Haven died Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018, at the Annandale Care Center. She was 71.
Memorial services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 24, at Concordia Lutheran Church in Fairhaven with Rev. Timothy Nerud officiating. Burial will follow at the church cemetery. Visitation will begin one hour prior to the service at the church Saturday.
Marian Janette Schlueter was born Dec. 14, 1946, at St. Cloud Hospital to Ervin and Margie (Gunderson) Lueders. She was baptized and confirmed in her faith at Concordia Lutheran Church in Fairhaven. Marian attended school in Kimball where she graduated with the Class of 1964. She was united in Marriage Aug. 17, 1969, to Norman Schlueter at Concordia Lutheran Church. In addition to caring for their home and raising her son Steven, Marian provided daycare to area families for 26 years and also worked part-time at Mueller Mink Ranch for 21 years. Marian was an active member of Concordia Lutheran Church where she was a Sunday school teacher and served as secretary and treasurer. She also was a member of the Fair Haven Lions Club and South Haven Fire Department Auxiliary. In her spare time, she enjoyed tending to her flower and vegetable gardens, and canning pickles. Above all, she cherished the time she was able to spend with her family.
Marian was preceded in death by her parents and husband Norman.
She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law Steven and Michelle Schlueter of St. Augusta; granddaughters Elizabeth, Sophia and Gabrielle; brother Lenny Lueders; and other family members and friends.
Memorials are preferred to Concordia Lutheran Church. Jason Lueders, Brandon Schindele, and Mitchell Schindele will serve as urnbearers. Lynn Hoff will provide music for the service. Arrangements are entrusted to Dingmann Funeral Care Burial & Cremation Services of Annandale.