April 17, 1912 – Friday, September 9, 2011
Church of St. Albert
Thursday, September 15th, 2011
AT THE CHURCH
Wednesday, September 14th
Helen Cecelia Daluge, age 99, of Monticello and formerly of St. Michael passed away on Friday, September 9th, 2011 at New River Nursing Home.
She was born on April 17, 1912 in Buffalo the daughter of August & Margaret Mainz Schostag.
Helen graduated from St. Cloud Teacher’s Normal School and taught rural school between Buffalo and St. Michael.
On November 23, 1936, Helen C. Schostag & George A. Daluge were joined in holy marriage at The Church of St. Francis in Buffalo. God blessed their marriage with three children.
Following their marriage, Helen & George farmed near Rogers and in 1951 moved to a farm near Monticello. They engaged in dairy farming there for many years.
She was a faithful member of The Church of St. Albert in Albertville. Helen also belonged to its Christian Mothers and was The Deanery Commissioner.
Helen was an avid quilter and did a lot of sewing for Missions. She enjoyed gardening, flowers, was a great cook and made jam and jellies.
Survived by three loving children: Barbara ( Willie) Lindenfelser of Richville, Beverley (Jim) Zahler of Eden Prairie and Jim (Mary) Daluge of Monticello; fifteen grandchildren; forty two great grandchildren, five great, great grandchildren; many nieces, nephews; other relatives and friends.
Preceded in death by her husband: George A. Daluge, a grandson: George, granddaughter: Kelly, her parents and by three brothers and two sisters.
A Mass of Christian Burial for Helen Daluge will be held on Thursday, September 15th at 10:30 A.M. at The Church of St. Albert in Albertville. Father Xavier Thelakkatt will be the Celebrant.
Interment St. Albert Cemetery
A visitation will be held on Wednesday, September 14th from 5-8 P.M. at the Church. A Prayer service will be held at 7:30 P.M.
Honorary Casket Bearers will be Jake Lindenfelser, Willie Lindenfelser, Blake Meyer, Calvin Meyer, Greyson Lindenfelser, Taylor Watters, Garrett Watters, Cole Lindenfelser, Thomas Good and James Good.
Casket Bearers will be Lane Berning, Matt Daluge, Dustin Watters, Lance Meyer, Alex Lindenfelser, Chase Lindenfelser, Sam Lindenfelser and Brandon Elletson.
The Peterson Chapel St. Michael-Albertville Funeral Home is serving the family.