Marjorie Schulte, 87, Emery, SD died Monday, November 19, 2018 at the Diamond Care Center in Bridgewater.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 am Saturday, November 24 at St. Martin Catholic Church in Emery. Burial will be in Church Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5-7:00 pm Friday with a scripture service at 7:00 pm at St. Martin Catholic Church in Emery. Arrangements are with the Hettinger Bittner Funeral Chapel in Emery.
Marjorie Mary Schulte was born May 16, 1931 at St. Joseph Hospital in Mitchell to Anthony and Veronica (Schiltz) Ruden. She attended St. Martin Catholic grade school and graduated from Emery High School. Before getting married she worked at St. Joseph Hospital. On January 15, 1951 she married Virgil Schulte. They farmed in the Emery area for many years. Margie was a homemaker, raised eight children and provided daycare in their home for many years. In retirement they spent many summers traveling across the country in their motorhome. Margie was a devout Catholic and lifelong member of St. Martin Catholic Church, where she served the church in many capacities and took great pride in caring for the Altar and Sacristy.
She is survived by her eight children: Tom (Carol) Schulte of Sioux Falls, Mary (Mitch) Wilcox of Emery, Terry Schulte of Sioux Falls, Jane (Jay) Narverud of Burnsville, MN, Jon (Nancy) Schulte of Sioux Falls, Christi (Kevin) Schnabel of Emery, Dan (Sarah) Schulte of Brookings and Joe (Mary) Schulte of Brookings, 36 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren, along with many step grandchildren and great-grandchildren, brother, Jerry (Angie) Ruden of Memphis, TN, sisters, Carol Jones of Meridian, ID, Paula (Bernie) Wolosyn of Goodman, WI and dear friend and caregiver, Joyce Erickson of Emery.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Virgil, brother, Dan, two grandchildren and brother-in-law, Gary Jones.
Memorials or Mass intentions are requested in lieu of flowers.