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George Henry Stuedeman

George Henry Stuedeman, age 93 of Norwood Young America, died Wednesday, June 22, 2005, with his son at his side.

George was born Aug. 28, 1911 on the family farm near Hamburg to Edward C. and Helena (Wroge) Stuedeman. He was baptized and confirmed into the Lutheran faith at Emanuel Lutheran Church in Hamburg.

He attended parochial school at Emanuel Lutheran and then Glencoe, where he graduated from high school.

George was the Glencoe High School football team kicker for the four years Glencoe was undefeated.

After high school, George attended premedical school at the University of Minnesota to become a doctor. After studying a year, he moved home to help on the family farm.

George was united in marriage to DeLila M. Quade Sept. 12, 1936 at the First Congregational Church in Glencoe.

He was employed by the Fullerton Lumber Company in Wausau, Wis., and then returned to Minnesota and managed the Fairfax Fullerton Lumberyard until the mid 1970s, when he retired.

George enjoyed fishing and hunting.

Survivors include his son, Reno (Linda) Stuedeman; grandson Douglas (Mary) Stuedeman; and great-grandsons, Alex and Cole Stuedeman.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, DeLila; a sister, Helen Schrupp; an infant son, Dennis; and a grandson, Brian.

Private family services took place Friday, June 24, from St. Paul’s Evangelical Reformed Church, with the Rev. Daniel Schnabel officiating. Interment was in the Glencoe City Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Douglas Stuedeman, Lester Ulrich, Ron Kiecker, and William Ernst.

The Paul-McBride Funeral Chapel of Norwood Young Americahandled the arrangements.

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