LouAnn M. Schultz, age 76
LouAnn M. Schultz, age 76 of Albany, died Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at the Mother of Mercy Nursing Home in Albany, Minnesota.
A funeral service will be 3:30 p.m. Saturday, April 8 at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Albany. Inurnment will be in the parish cemetery following the service.
Visitation will be from 2 to 3:30 at Our Saviors Lutheran Church in Albany.
LouAnn Marilyn Starry was born November 15, 1940 in Long Prairie, Minnesota to Fred and Una (Thiegs) Starry. She attended the catholic school into her middle school years, then graduated from Long Prairie High School in 1958. LouAnn figure skated when she was in her younger years and as she got older she enjoyed watching it on TV. She married Dale Schultz on August 3, 1963 at Long Prairie Catholic Church in Long Prairie. Dale and LouAnn moved their family to Albany in 1974. Soon after, LouAnn began an in-home day care. Every winter LouAnn and Dale would put puzzles together.
LouAnn enjoyed doing needlework, such as embroidery, making crafts, and painting. She loved to bake and was known for her cinnamon rolls. LouAnn was the reason all of her children got a sweet-tooth. She also watched many black and white western movies, played card games, and collected porcelain dolls.
Survivors include her children, Jeffrey Schultz of Phoenix, AZ, Kelly (Dale) Rafteseth of Albany, Kimberly (Brian) Marquart of Crosby, and Kristi (John) Mueller of Melrose; seven grandchildren, Adam and Matthew Rafteseth, Nicole and Josh Marquart, and Aaron, Reagan, and Daniel Mueller; sister, Pearl Ruud of Alexandria; and brother, Dennis (Lynnae) Starry of Long Prairie.
LouAnn was preceded in death by her parents; and husband Dale Schultz on December 8, 2012.
Serving as urn bearer will be Adam Rafteseth.
Arrangements were made with Patton-Schad Funeral & Cremation Services of Melrose.