Funeral service were held at 10:30 a.m., today at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Remsen, with Tim Johnson officiating and William McCarthy concelebrating. Burial was in the St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery in Remsen. Visitation was after 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 20. There was a parish rosary at 3 p.m. and a vigil prayer service at 7:30 p.m. all at the Fisch Funeral Home & Monument in Remsen. Condolences may be sent online to www.fischfh.com.
Minnie was born Jan. 12, 1945, at Sacred Heart Hospital in LeMars, the daughter of Lawrence & Bernetta (Boothby) Reinert. Minnie was raised in Marcus and educated at Holy Name Catholic School through her junior year then attended Marcus Public School, graduating in 1963. She worked in a Café in Marcus for a few years.
On July 13, 1963 she married John Schroeder at Marcus. The couple lived in LeMars for a few years before moving to Remsen. Minnie and John resided on the family farm for 36 years where they currently lived. She worked at Sacred Heart Hospital, Happy Siesta Health Care Center, Plymouth County Dairy, Harker's in LeMars, Tyson in LeMars, Hardees in LeMars, Continental Deli in Cherokee, Curley's Food in Sioux City, IA where she was currently working.
Minnie was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church and church guild. Minnie loved spending time with her family, which was most important to her, shopping, working hard, Christmas, giving to others, living in the country.
Preceded by: her Father Lawrence (LJ) Reinert, one grandson, Steven Christensen.
Survivors include; her husband, John of Remsen; six children, daughter, Tammy Jarmuzek of Remsen, daughter, Deb Noah and her husband Mike of Sioux Falls, S.D., daughter Cindy Christensen and Kevin of Cleghorn, son, Todd Schroeder and his wife Shawn of Remsen, daughter, Jaci Kalsbeck and her husband Kevin of Kearney, Neb., Tim Schroeder of LeMars. 17 grandchildren, Treavor and Tiffany Jarmuzek, Adam and Austin Noah, Codey Christensen, Chris, Meggan and Jon Schroeder, Derek Swain, Kendall and Deven Sailer, Maci and Molli Kalsbeck, Lexis, Kole and Peytyn Schroeder; 4 Great-grandchildren, Koby Jarmuzek, Karter Klein, Ava Schroeder, Khloe Noah; one expected great-granddaughter, Grace; Her mother, Bernetta Reinert of Marcus, IA; Her brothers and sisters, Judy Lubben and her husband Jerry of Remsen, Larry Reinert of Cherokee, LeRoy Reinert and his wife Sandy of Kentucky, Becky Bentzinger and her husband Rusty of Pella; Her mother-in-law, Joan Schroeder of Remsen.