Mary Ellen “Ellen” Schlueter, 88, of Dubuque died Monday, March 5, 2018 at Stonehill Care Center. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 pm Thursday at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church where there will be a parish wake service at 6:30.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 a.m. Friday at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church. Burial will be in Mt. Calvary Cemetery.
Ellen was born April 8, 1929 in Dubuque, daughter of Arthur and Rita (Ryan) Walsh. She graduated from Visitation Academy in 1947.
On May 9, 1959, she married Robert L. Schlueter at Nativity Catholic Church. He preceded her in death on January 16, 2016.
Ellen worked at American Trust and Savings Bank until her marriage. She was an active volunteer for the Mercy Service Club for over 50 years, until 2010.
She is survived her children, Steve (Cathy Healey) Schlueter of Dubuque and their daughter, Jenny (fiancé Jack Flanigan); Barbara Schlueter and her son Matt (Samantha) DeMoss and daughter, Brianne Schlueter, of Dubuque; and Sarah (Jeff) Foxen, and their son Ben Foxen and daughter, Grace Foxen, of Waukee, Iowa; and great-grandson, Mason DeMoss and great-granddaughter, Elliana Jo DeMoss.
She is also survived by her siblings, Sr. Catherina Walsh BVM and Michael (Mary Alice) Walsh; and in laws, Geraldine Walsh, Jane Ross, Rosie Schlueter, Bernie (Judy) Schlueter and Helen and Ed Hood. She is also survived by 67 nieces and nephews.
She was also preceded in death by her siblings, Jim Walsh, Mary Ann Pufahl, and Kathy Walsh and in laws, Werner Pufahl, Merle “Bud” Ross, John and Pat Schlueter, Tom and Dorothy Schlueter, Leo and Judy Schlueter and Joe Schlueter.
The Egelhof, Siegert and Casper Westview Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of arrangements.
Memorials may be made to the Ellen Schlueter Memorial Fund.
The family would like to thank Dr. Jennifer Mohr and the nurses and staff at Stonehill Care Center and Hospice of Dubuque for their care.