Louise E. Schutz

January 28, 1920 ~ December 17, 2020 (age 100)


Louise E. Schutz, age 100 of Litchfield, MN died on Thursday December 17, 2020 at her home in Litchfield, MN.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 2:30 PM Monday, December 21, 2020 at the Church of St. Philip in Litchfield, MN.  A walk through visitation will be held at the church on Sunday December 20 from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM.  Interment will be held at the Calvary Catholic Cemetery. The funeral Mass will be live-streamed on her obituary page at


Louise Elizabeth Schutz, the daughter of Jacob and Mary (Krueger) Schneider was born in Cold Spring, MN on January 28, 1920.  She received her education in St. Boniface and was united in marriage to George Schutz on September 23, 1940 in Cold Spring, MN.  Throughout her life she lived in Cold Spring, Eden Valley and moved to Litchfield in 1963.  She was a cook and housekeeper for the Church of St. Philip Rectory and also cooked at the Litchfield Hospital, the Travelers Inn and for assisted housing.  She was a long time resident of the Lincoln Apartments in Litchfield.  Louise was a member of the Church of St. Philip in Litchfield where she was active with the CCW and started the quilting group.  She enjoyed listening to her cousin Harold Krueger’s accordion and old time music.  She was exceptional at embroidery, quilting and crocheting and needlework; and enjoyed camping, gardening, canning, and spending time with family and grandchildren.


She is survived by her children Betty (Kevin) Issendorf of Litchfield and Vera Christie of Litchfield, MN; grandchildren Richard (Sue) Koll, Dianna (Kurt) Streed, Troy (Rhonda) Issendorf, Trent (Amy) Issendorf, Travis (Aimee) Issendorf, Lance (Rachelle) Christie and Kerie (Jeff) Thoma; great grandchildren Derek (Shelby) Koll, Dylan (Tasha) Koll, Meghan (Aric) Adams, Spencer Streed, Shea Issendorf, Kiya Issendorf, Tyler Issendorf, Kiley Issendorf, Everett Issendorf, Bennett Issendorf, David (Tami) Ahl, Beau Thoma and Alex Thoma; great great grandchildren Aric Adams Jr., Hadlee Adams, Kinsley Adams, Adler Koll; and son-in-law Darwin (Lylie Miller) Koll.


She was preceded in death by her parents Jacob and Mary; husband George; daughter Mary Lou Koll; siblings Joseph Schneider and Pauline Erpelding; and son-in-law Bruce Christie.


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December 20, 2020

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Church of St. Philip
821 E. 5th Street
Litchfield, MN 55355

Mass of Christian Burial
December 21, 2020

2:30 PM
Church of St. Philip
821 E. 5th Street
Litchfield, MN 55355

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