Maurilia Theresa Schulte, age 92 of St. Helena, Nebraska died on Monday, May 22, 2017 at Avera Sacred Heart Hospital in Yankton, SD.
Mass of Christian Burial will be on Friday, May 26, 2017 at 10:30 am at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in St. Helena, Nebraska with Rev. Eric Olsen officiating. Burial will be in the Immaculate Conception Cemetery in St. Helena. Visitation will be on Thursday from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm with a Vigil Service at 5:30 pm at the church. Visitation will begin one hour prior to services on Friday at the church. The Wintz Funeral Home in Hartington is assisting with arrangements.
Pallbearers will be Roland Stratman, Lyle Stratman, Logan Schumacher, Cole Schumacher, Corey Stratman and Curt Stratman.
Marcie was born on April 15, 1925 at St. Helena to Edgar Joseph and Theresa (Schurman) Stratman Sr. She grew up and lived all of her life in St. Helena except when they lived in Hartington from 1968 to 1977. Marcie married Hubert R "Toby" Schulte on June 12, 1951 at St. Helena. She worked at Buchanan Drug in Hartington from 1960 to 1980. She also was a volunteer at the St. Helena Public Library for 5 years.
Marcie was a member of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church and the Altar Society. She also was an EME and the Sacristan for the church. For many years she cared for and arranged the flowers at church. She was a former Delegate and Treasurer of the Rural North Central Archdiocesan Parish Council for 18 years. She liked to hunt deer and fish with Toby and loved her garden and flowers.
Marcie is survived by 3 brothers, Clarence and Colletta Stratman of Springfield, SD; Jerome Stratman of Wynot, NE; Richard and Judy Stratman of South Yankton, NE; 3 sisters-in-law, Janet Stratman of St. Helena, NE; Theresa Stratman of Lincoln, NE, Denise Heggemeyer of Orchard, NE; many nieces and nephews and many great nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Toby, on December 11, 2010 at the age of 91, 3 brothers, Ralph, Kenneth and Edgar Stratman Jr, a sister, Dorothy Stratman and a sister-in-law, Darlene Stratman.
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You have my deepest sympathy in the loss of Marcie. she was always so friendly. May God bless you with the strength to deal with the grief.
My thoughts and prayers are with all of you.
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