Lois Beverly Schutz, 87, of Arcadia, died Wednesday, Feb 11, 2015 at Grand View Care Center, Blair, WI. Lois was born November 24, 1927 in Kindred, ND, to Benjamin and Louella (Thoen) Steele.
Lois married James Schutz on Sept. 16, 1947 in Caledonia. James died March 21, 1988. She worked in the housekeeping department of Xavier Hospital in Dubuque,IA and St. Joseph's Hospital in Arcadia until her retirement at age 70.
She is survived by her children: Ronald (Judy) of Buffalo City, WI, Linda (Marvin) Papenfuss of New Berlin, WI, Robert (Tammy) of Rice Lake, WI, Dennis (Marilyn) of Fountain City, WI, Steven (Laurie Weinberg) of River Falls, WI, and James Jr. of Arcadia; 6 grandchildren; 5 great grandchildren; a brother, William Steele of Caledonia.
In addition to her husband, James, she was preceded in death by sisters, Julia Ann Bakke and Doris Pinzone, and brothers, Merle and Wayne Steele.
Funeral services will be at 1:00 pm, Sat., Feb 14, at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Caledonia. Rev. Steven Meyer will officiate and burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Caledonia. Visitation will be from 11 am until the time of the service at the church Sat. morning. McCormick Funeral Home, Caledonia is assisting the family.