NEW?ULM - Julie Schugel, 85, of New Ulm, died Tuesday, September 24, 2013 at her home.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m., Saturday, September 28, at the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity in New Ulm with Monsignor John A. Richter celebrating the Mass. Burial will follow in the New Ulm Catholic Cemetery.
Visitation will be 4 8 PM Friday and 7:30 10 AM Saturday at the Minnesota Valley Funeral Home NORTH CHAPEL in New Ulm. The Christian Mothers Society will pray the rosary at 4 PM Friday at the Cathedral.
To leave an online condolence for her family or to sign the gust book go to www.mvfh.org.
Julie is survived by her daughters, Kathleen (Larry) Johnson, Nancy Mueller, Julie (Darrin) Klover, all of New Ulm; sons, Melvin Schugel Jr. of New Ulm, Ken Schugel of St. Peter; grandchildren, Larry II (Wendy) Johnson of Janesville, Wisconsin, Jill Johnson of New Ulm, Tammy (Matt) Byron of Ellijay, Georgia, Katie (Jim) Robinson of Mankato, Christopher Schugel of New Ulm, Sarah Schugel of Mankato, Alison Schugel of Mankato, Michael (Rachel) Schugel of Mankato, Jennifer (Ricky) Schugel of St. Peter, Valerie Schugel of Mankato, Vanessa (Brandon) Parker of Excelsior, Tyler, Ian and Eric Klover of New Ulm; great grandchildren, Hayley, Paul and David, Sophia and Elisabeth, Xavier, Aden, Zachariah, Deontre and Tiara, Jedidiah, Alaina, Xarian and Arianna, Bentley; sisters, Alice Prax of St. Paul, Mary Curran of Florida; and by her brother, Burt (Donna) Ranweiler of Hutchinson.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Melvin John Schugel Sr. on October 8, 1986; daughter, Lois Schugel on January 8, 1955; grandsons, Nick Mueller on September 22, 2004, Ethan Klover on January 1, 2001; sisters, Berniece Schmidt, Delores Schmidt; and by her brothers, Arnie, Bernard and Edward Ranweiler.
Juliann Myra Ranweiler was born February 20, 1928 in West Newton Township, Nicollet County, to Rudolph and Martha (Kokesch) Ranweiler. She was united in marriage to Melvin Schugel on June 20, 1944 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in New Ulm. After marriage they lived in New Ulm where she was employed in childcare, waitressing at the Southside Caf, as a home health aide for Brown County, Hardees, Dannheim's Dairy and Patrick's Jewelry. Julie enjoyed cake decorating, wood crafts and making greeting cards. She was a member of the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity, Christian Mothers Society, CCW, American Legion Auxiliary, Ministry of Praise and was a past Cub Scout and Girl Scout leader.
Julie was truly a great mom.