Marvel Marie Schueller age 81 of Vesta passed away Monday, January 2, 2017 at Morningside Heights Care Center in Marshall surrounded by her husband Glen and some of her family after an extended battle with heart disease. Memorial services will be at 4:00 p.m. Saturday, January 7 at the Redwood Valley Funeral Home in Redwood Falls. Visitation is one hour prior to services. Burial will be at a later date at Holy Name Catholic Cemetery in Vesta. Online condolences may be sent at www.stephensfuneralservice.com. Stephens Funeral Service – Redwood Valley Funeral Home in Redwood Falls is assisting the family with arrangements.
Marvel Marie was born February 17, 1935 at home in Seaforth, Minnesota to Edward and Alvina (Glassman) Maxa. She was baptized at Presbyterian Church in Seaforth. Marvel attended Seaforth grade school and graduated from Wabasso High School in 1953. On October 10, 1953 she married Glen Schueller in the church parsonage in Wabasso. Together the couple worked on the farm with Glen’s dad. Marvel stayed home to raise her 9 children. Later she worked at the nursing home in Wabasso and at the Vesta locker. Most recently she worked at Tersteeg’s bakery for 20 plus years until she retired in 2013. Marvel enjoyed volunteering in the community for V-esta Days. She was a member of Christian Women and Home Extension groups. Marvel enjoyed going out to lunch and coffee at the Vesta Café with the ladies. She loved riding her bike, music, and sweets. She spent time reading, doing puzzles, and flower gardening. Marvel’s faith and her family were her highest priorities.
Marvel is survived by her husband Glen of 63 years; children: Deb (Dean) Bruns of Marshall, Sherry (Steve) Daugherty of Lawrenceville, GA, Jody (Jack) Reese of Sartell, Jamie (Stan) Boushek of New Ulm, Jeff (Kim) Schueller of Burnsville, Nancy (Jason) Messner of Rosemount, Gina (Al) Bahn of Wood Lake, Rhonda Schueller-Murphy of Brooklyn Park, and Corey (Keri) Schueller of Sartell; 28 grandchildren; 27 great grandchildren; sisters Marilyn (Neil) McKay of Rochester and Ruth Bliss of Redwood Falls; brother Vernon (Marilyn) Maxa of Brainerd; brother-in-law Leonard Lohre of Storden; sister-in-law Diane Maxa of Clinton, IA; and many other relatives and friends. She is preceded in death by her parents, brothers Marvin, Gordon, Russel, Neil, Donald, and Mike, and sister Doris.