A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, March 18 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Melrose with Rev. Marvin Ennenking officiating. Interment will be in the parish cemetery.
Friends may call one hour prior to the service on Monday at the church in Melrose.
Angeline Margaret Schumer was born September 8, 1912 in St. Stephen, Minnesota to John and Mary (Smoley) Schumer. On May 5, 1936 she married Frank Deters at St. Stephen Catholic Church in St. Stephen.
The couple farmed west of Sauk Centre until 1970. In 1971 they moved into town and Angie began working at Palmer House and later at the Serepta Home in Sauk Centre. Angie and Frank then moved to Melrose where she worked at the Pine Villa Nursing Home in Melrose. She was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Melrose and St. Alexius Catholic Church in West Union.
Angeline enjoyed crocheting, tatting, gardening, canning, dancing and playing cards. She also made the best homemade bread.
Survivors include her children, Mary (Larry) Moser of Pequot Lakes, Rita Bona of New Brighton, John (JoAnn) Deters of Eau Claire, WI, Tom (Sharon) Deters of Mena, AR, Jim (Debbie “Bubbles”) Deters of Sauk Centre, Mike Deters of Melrose and Gene Deters of West Union; 35 grandchildren, 45 great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren.
Angeline was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Frank Deters in 1984; infant twins in 1941; daughter, Donna Deters in 1962; son, Richard Deters in 2004; granddaughter, Genevieve Deters in 1973; great-granddaughter, Samantha Thilmony; great-grandson, Colton Deters in 2008; and son-in-law, Tom Bona in 2000.
Serving as casket bearers will be Jen Deters, Stacie Michels, Lori Rodeski, Andrea Thilmony, Rachel Deters, Sandra Bona-Cech, Sherry Kruse and Maryann Jaros. Cross bearers will be Emma Moser and Shelly Myers and scripture bearer will be Shelly Witt. Reader will be George Supan.
A special thank you to all the caregivers and nursing home staff at the CentraCare Health Systems in Sauk Centre.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred.
Arrangements were made with Patton-Schad Funeral & Cremation Services of Melrose.