Eileen Schueller


Eileen SchuellerEileen Schueller age 96 of Lucan passed away Thursday, August 3, 2017 at Wood Dale Nursing Home in Redwood Falls. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church in Lucan.  Visitation will be held on Tuesday, 4:00-7:00 p.m. at Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church with prayer service at 7:00 p.m. Visitation will continue one hour prior to services on Wednesday.  Burial will follow in the Our Lady of Victory Catholic Cemetery.  Online condolences may be sent at www.stephensfuneralservice.com.  Stephens Funeral Service – Redwood Valley Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

Eileen Schueller was born November 1, 1920 to Thomas P. and Helen (Meisen) Sexton in Wabasha County in southeastern Minnesota.  She was baptized at St. Patricks Catholic Church in West Albany and attended country school nearby.  Eileen then worked at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester, Convair in San Diego and Munsingwear Industries in Minneapolis.  On February 14, 1950 she married Mike Schueller of Wabasso.  They farmed the family farm until retiring in 1984.  While living in Wabasso, they were members of St. Anne’s Catholic Church until moving to Lucan when they joined Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church.  Eileen was involved with the Christian Mothers Organization and helped make dozens of quilts for the missions.  She also made many quilts for family.

Eileen is survived by her six children: Rose Mary Van Der Zanden of Chino Hills, CA, Joseph (Marie) Schueller of Lucan, Elaine (Tom) Moore of Lucan, Monica (Jim) Gode of Sanborn, LaVonne Iverson of Margate, FL, and John (Sherri) Schueller of Wabasso; 15 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren with two on the way; and many other relatives and friends.  She is preceded in death by her parents, husband Mike, siblings and spouses: John and Clara Sexton, Dorothy and Richard Wallerich, granddaughters: Erica Schueller, Krista Gode and great-grandson Will Lindbo.


  1. Fr. Todd J. Petersen says

    Deepest sympathy.

  2. Bruce Tolzmann says

    John, Joe, and family: Sorry to hear of the passing of your mother. You have our sympathy.
    Take Care. Bruce & Diane Tolzmann

  3. Dick and Sue Nelson says

    Sincere sympathy to all of you.

  4. Sandy Mahal-Kreitzman says

    My deepest sympathy to all of you. I am proud to have had Eileen as my Godmother. I have many fond childhood memories at your farm.
    Your mom was a such a sweet, kind and patient women. When my daughters were young we’d stop to visit your parents in Lucan. Eileen always said how much she loved looking at their little handprints smeared on the front door window. She appreciated the little things and always made others smile. She will be missed.

  5. Kerri & Roger Zimmermann says

    Sorry for your lost. Prayers for the family

  6. Jo Kremin says

    Sorry for your loss. May memories of your sweet Mom and her beautiful smile bring you comfort.

  7. Phil and Agnes Johanneck says

    You have our sincere sympathy on your precious mom…..

  8. Monique Olhausen says

    Just want you all to know how very sorry I am for the loss of Eileen. She was always such a kind & warm person. My thoughts, prayers & most sincerely sympathy are with you all.
    Most Sincerely,
    Monique Olhausen

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