Marian Schuler

Schuler, Marian M.

Marian M. Schuler, age 96, a resident of Century Ridge, died Friday morning, January 18, 2013 at Chilton Care Center.

She was born on June 2, 1916 in Manitowoc, daughter of the late Reinhold Detjen Sr. And Agnes Radzinski Kasten. Marian was a student at St. Paul's School in Manitowoc and the Valley View School in Newton. She was an employee at the Capitol Hotel for several years in Manitowoc. Prior to her marriage she worked at the Aluminum Goods in Manitowoc during World War II. On September 25, 1943 she married Edmund Schuler. He preceded her in death on August 20, 1998. Marian farmed with her husband, from 1943 to 1981 at Route 1, Valders. After retirement in 1981, they moved to the village of St. Nazianz. Her real joy was ballroom dancing. She was a member of the Homemakers Club in the Valders area and the Religious Study Club of St. Gregory Parish, St. Nazianz. After leaving St. Nazianz she moved to Chilton in 2000 living at Century Ridge.

Survivors include two daughters and one son-in-law; Mary Schuler, Chilton, Bonnie Schuler and John Scallon, Charlotte, NC, two sons and one daughter-in-law; Don and Lin Schuler, Plover, Bob Schuler, Milwaukee, five grandchildren; Mark Schuler, Melissa and David Noyes, Christopher and Amber Greuel, Amanda Greuel, Dean and Gail Schabach, seven great grandchildren; Cole, Seth and McKenna Schabach, Patience Schuler, Averie Szymanski, Max Greuel, Adison Noyes, one brother, Kenneth Detjen, one sister-in-law; Carmen Detjen, and LouAnn (Kadow) Hoffman, special niece whom Marian helped raise. Many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends also survive.

Marian was also preceded in death by one infant son, Roland Schuler, one granddaughter, Roxanne Greuel, one sister, Evelyn Detjen Kadow, one brother, Reinhold Detjen Jr., eight brothers-in-law and nine sisters-in-law; Arnold and Bernadine Schuler, Herbert and Marcella Schuler, Ted and Clara Kautzer, Al and Leona Brunmeier, Joe and Florentine Backhaus, Norbert and Petronella Schneider, Steve and Sally Zych, Frank Kadow, Irene Schuler, Lynette Detjen.

Funeral services will be held at 7:00 PM on Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at St. Gregory Catholic Church, St. Nazianz. Officiating at the Mass of Christian Burial will be the Rev. Patrick Nelson, SDS. Burial will be at St. Gregory Catholic Church Cemetery, St. Nazianz.

The family will greet relatives and friends from 5:00 PM until 6:45 PM on Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at St. Gregory Catholic Church, St. Nazianz.

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The Christianson & Deja Funeral Home, Valders is assisting the family with funeral arrangements.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the entire staff at Calumet Medical Center, Chilton Care Center and Dr. Randy Theiler for their care and compassion shown towards Marian and her family.

Published in Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter on Jan. 20, 2013