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“My Deepest sympathy goes out to the family and friends. May the comfort of our heavenly father who is our Rock & Stronghold give you peace and in...Read More »
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“Diane, Please accept my condolences on your Mom's leaving Earth to enter into Heaven. May the many happy memories of her give you comfort and...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Sheila Laffey - Good Thunder, MN

“I will always have a special place in my heart for this amazing lady. I remember when I would stay at Harold and Betty's and ride the 3 wheeler with...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Joan Korfhage - Prescott, WI

“Sorry to hear of Betty's passing. I have many fond childhood memories of living on the farm as neighbors and friends, and riding my bike to the...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Marsha Leininger - Hill City, SD

“What a beautiful lady. My sympathies. ”
5 of 8 | Posted by: Karen Schuster

“May Betty Lou be a peace with God. Sympathy to her family for a life well lived.Audrey Annis ”
6 of 8 | Posted by: Audrey Annis - Mapleton, MN

“Diane & family - - my deepest sympathy to you on the loss of your Mom. I always enjoyed visiting with her....she was so friendly and loving. Janet ”
7 of 8 | Posted by: Janet Proehl - Montgomery, MN

“Our condolences to the family. ”
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Betty Lou Jean Schirmer, 93, died Sunday, September 30, 2018 at Mapleton Community Home. A funeral service will be held Friday, October 5, 2018 at 10:30 AM at St. Paul UCC Church, Minnesota Lake Twp., Faribault Co., MN. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service on Friday, with Pr. Joy Bruder officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Bruss-Heitner Funeral Home is assisting the family. To leave an online condolence, please visit
Betty Lou was born in Dixon, Illinois, December 24, 1924 the daughter of Louis and Bertha (Alschlager) Schubbe. Betty grew up in the Mapleton area. She married Harold Schirmer October 29, 1941 at St. John's Lutheran Church in Mapleton, MN. Betty and Harold raised their family on a farm south of Minnesota Lake. Betty was a house wife, member of St. Paul's United Church of Christ and Women's Guild. She enjoyed playing cards and dancing with Harold, they never missed a celebration when it came to dancing.
Betty is survived by her daughter Diane (Richard) Staloch of Minnesota Lake, MN; grandchildren: Leslie Nelson of Albert Lea, MN, Chris (Amy) Staloch of Blooming Prairie, MN, Casey (Jenny) Staloch of Albert Lea, MN, Colby (Lindsey) Staloch of Mankato, MN, Jodie (Bruce) Drager of Mankato, MN, and Darin (Cathi) Schirmer of Minnesota Lake; 14 great-grandchildren; daughter-in-law: Cathy Pluym of Mapleton, MN.
She was preceded in death by her husband in 2009, son Duane in 1987 and brother Lyle (Erma) Schubbe.