Edith M. Schleeve


Edith M. Schleeve, age 88 of LeSueur died on Friday, November 13, 2020 at the
Ridgeview Care Center in LeSueur. She was born on October 1, 1932 in Kelso
Township, Sibley County to Paul and Marie (Ehlers) Marquardt. She attended
Rush River country school and graduated from LeSueur High School in 1950.
Edith worked at the LeSueur Creamery until she married Robert Schleeve on July
31, 1955 at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ in Henderson. They farmed in
Sharon Township for many years until they retired to LeSueur around 1996.
She and Robert later joined Zion United Church of Christ in LeSueur where she
was active in the Ladies Guild. She also volunteered her time in the community
and especially at the Gardenview Nursing Home. Edith enjoyed sewing, baking,
puzzles, seasonal home decorating, dancing, playing cards, ice cream and time
spent with family and friends.
She is survived by her husband, Robert and children, Paul (Bobbie)Schleeve of
LeSueur and Ranae Schleeve of Minneapolis. 3 grandchildren, Corey Stueven,
Danielle (Chad) Andresen and Marti (John) Reasor. 6 great-grandchildren, Taylar
and Tylar Stueven, Hunter and Abreeana Reasor, McKenna and Alliana Andresen.
Sister-in-Law, Mary Ann Marquardt.
She was preceded in death by her parents, brothers, William and Joe Marquardt
and sister, Marion Woehler.
As a result of the Covid situation, a Celebration of Edith’s life service will be
planned in the future. A private family graveside service will be held at Hillside
Cemetery near the Schleeve family farm. Koldenfuneralhome.com


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