Lois F. Schrupp, age 84, of Winsted, passed away peacefully Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017, surrounded by her family.
Memorial services will take place Saturday, Dec. 23 at 1 p.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church of Howard Lake, with Pastor Paul Koch officiating. There will be visitation one hour prior to the service.
Arrangements are entrusted to the Chilson Funeral Home of Winsted. Online condolences for the family can be directed to www.chilsonfuneralhome.com.
Lois was born June 27, 1922, in Victor Township, rural Howard Lake, the daughter of Gilbert and Emma (Braunworth) Schumann.
She was united in marriage to Gilmore A. Schrupp June 11, 1955, at St. James Lutheran Church of Howard Lake.
For most of Lois’s life, she was defined by being a nurse at numerous locations. She was trained, and received her licensed practical nursing degree while working at the Nagel Hospital in Waconia. From there, she worked at St. Mary’s Hospital in Winsted, and also was a home health nurse for McLeod County Public Health.
Lois was also an important part of running the family farm with her husband, Gil. She was a true farm wife/mom and loved to garden, raise puppies, and truly loved all of her kitties. She passed on her love of family and great knowledge to her daughters and their families.
Lois was loved and will be dearly missed.
She is survived by her husband of 62 years, Gil; daughters Patty (Ron) Krohn, and Gail (Ron) Arndt; grandchildren Kris (Matt) Linkert, Kari (Richard) Arimond, and Patrick Arndt; brother-in-law Glen and LaVern Schrupp; sister-in-law Ruth Schrupp; nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.
Lois was preceded in death by her parents, Gilbert and Emma Schumann.