|Elizabeth Schaller, 88|
|Written by TRF Times|
Greenbush - Elizabeth “Lizzie” Schaller, 88, of Greenbush, died on Tuesday, March 28, 2005 at Greenbush Nursing Home.
Funeral services were held on Saturday, April 2 at the United Free Lutheran Church of Greenbush. Pastor Ken Hart officiated. Casket bearers included Wayne, Don, David, Keith, Jerome, Gerald and Mike Burkel and Lambert Schires. Interment was held at Blessed Sacrament Cemetery of Greenbush.
Lizzie Schaller, was born Elizabeth Mary Burkel, the daughter of Peter Sr. and Rose (Kulas) Burkel on April 21, 1916 in Greenbush. She grew up and attended school in Greenbush. She married John Schires in 1935. They operated a general store in Greenbush for a short time and then farmed west of Greenbush in Dewey Township for many years. John died in 1975. She continued to live on the farm until 1989.
Elizabeth was married to Raymond Schaller on June 2, 1989 in Sisseton, S.D.
They lived on his farm west of Greenbush in Hereim Township until she entered the Greenbush Nursing Home.
Elizabeth loved doing crafts and enjoyed playing cards.
Survivors include her husband, Raymond; two brothers, Matt (Helen) Burkel of Badger and Tony Burkel of San Juan, Texas; and one sister, Susie Schires of Greenbush.
She was preceded in death by three brothers and their wives, George and Eva Burkel, John and Isabelle Burkel, Peter Jr. and Lillian Burkel, a brother-in-law, Ed Schires and a sister-in-law, Pauline Burkel. A00003B2005AR06