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“Deb/Fred and family, our thoughts and prayers with you and your family on the passing of your Dad. ”
1 of 6 | Posted by: Mark and Carol Borglum - MN

“Donna, Deb and Mike;Sending prayers to each of you during this difficult time. May God bless each of you as you journey forward. You are in my...Read More »
2 of 6 | Posted by: Doug Anderson - Houston, TX

“Donna and family, Sorry to hear of Harry's passing . My thoughts and prayers are with you. Remembering his smile and always had time to visit a bit....Read More »
3 of 6 | Posted by: Marie Ficken - Blue Earth, MN

“Deb and Fred, so sorry for your loss. So hard loosing a loved one. Thoughts and prayers go out to your family and Nicole and Greg. ”
4 of 6 | Posted by: Sue Grunzkee - Alden, MN

“My thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. I'm so sorry I can't make the funeral but you will be in my thoughts and prayers. May...Read More »
5 of 6 | Posted by: Cheryl Hedlund - Callaway, MN

“So sorry for your loss, Harry was a friend and family member. We loss mom 2 months ago also. Always so hard around the holidays. Love you all and God...Read More »
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Harry Henry Schobert, age 89, of Blue Earth, MN died Saturday, December 3, 2016 at Mayo Clinic Health System in Fairmont, MN – Lutz Wing. A funeral service will be held Saturday, December 10, 2016 at 11:00 AM at North Blue Earth Lutheran Church in Brush Creek Township, with Rev. Arne Bjelland officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Interment will be in the Church Cemetery.

Harry Henry was born November 27, 1927, in Blue Earth, MN, the son of Michael and Hattie (Gottberg) Schobert. He was baptized and confirmed at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Blue Earth. He attended Blue Earth Public School, participating in football, basketball, and track. In his younger years, Harry worked in construction, which included building the Bricelyn Public School. He was united in marriage to Donna Peterson June 21, 1953 at North Blue Earth Lutheran Church, and to this union two children were born. He farmed the Peterson family farm, raised hogs, and worked in the Owatonna Canning Company until his retirement in 1989. Harry was an active member of North Blue Earth Lutheran Church, where he served on the Council, was an usher, and was involved in Men's Brotherhood and the church softball team. He was also active in the Brush Creek 4-H Club with his family. Harry was an avid John Deere man, and sports fan. He especially enjoyed watching the Minnesota Vikings. He also enjoyed dancing (following the Country Blazers), playing cards, watching sports, and especially watching any activity his children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren participated in.

Harry is preceded in death by his parents; 7 sisters: Marie Lutteke, Elsie Schobert, Florene Buss, Pearl Long, Margaret Raines, Laura Bonn, and Audrey Myers; 6 brothers-in-law; in-laws: Peter and Mae Peterson; and Donna's siblings, and their spouses

He is survived by his loving wife of 63 years, Donna of Blue Earth, MN; children: Debra (Fred) Redman of Fairmont, MN, and Michael (Stacey) Schobert of Stevenson Ranch, CA; grandchildren: Nicole (Greg) Bruegger of Minnesota Lake, MN, Angie (Chris) Anderson of Chicago, IL, Jackson and Landon Schobert of Stevenson Ranch, CA; great-grandchildren: Morgan, Ally, and Abby Bruegger of Minnesota Lake, MN, Drew, and Brady Anderson of Chicago, IL; brother, Albert Schobert of Blue Earth, MN, and sister, Geraldine Gansmoe of Blue Earth, MN; many nieces, nephews and their families.