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Gloria A. Schuette, 86

Gloria Adelle Schuette, age 86, of Delano, passed away Monday, March 9, 2020, at Ridgeview Medical Center in Waconia.

Due to the current CORVID-19 outbreak, Gloria’s funeral service is postponed at this time, until further notice.

Arrangements are with the Iten Funeral Home in Delano.

Gloria was born March 3, 1934, in Mountain Lake, to Iver and Carrie (Hockel) Eng.

She was baptized and confirmed at St. Olaf Lutheran Church in rural Odin; and graduated from Trimont High School in 1952.

Gloria was united in marriage to Elton Schuette Feb. 26, 1955. Elton and Gloria raised their family in Bloomington, until they relocated to their farm in Delano in 1969.

Gloria worked for the Delano High School office for 20 years, and enjoyed all the contact with the students and staff. Family was very important to her. She especially enjoyed planning gatherings for family and friends.

She was active in church, her monthly card club, and liked quilting, gardening, and traveling with Elton. Her outgoing nature allowed her to develop many lifelong friendships.

Gloria is survived by her children: Doug (Judy) Schuette, Beth (Frank) Boyle, and Lori (Steve) Checkal; grandchildren Matt Schuette, Rachel Boyle, Daniel Boyle, Jacob (Chelsia) Checkal, Luke (special friend Caitlyn), and Caleb Checkal; great-grandchildren Charlotte, Naomi, and Annabelle Checkal; and sisters-in-law JoAnn Eng, Elaine Schuette, Mavis Schuette, and Dorothy Schuette.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Iver and Carrie Eng; husband Elton; sister Joyce Bodner; and brother Harris Eng.

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