Aloise H. Schmiesing


Aloise “Allie” H. Schmiesing, age 73 of Sauk Centre (formerly of Long Prairie) died peacefully Sunday, Dec. 29, surrounded by her family after a short fight with cancer. 

Visitation for Aloise will be on Sunday, Jan. 5, from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at First Lutheran Church in Sauk Centre. Lutheran funeral will be held at First Lutheran Church in Sauk Centre on Monday, Jan. 6 at 11:00 a.m. 

Aloise was born Feb. 9, 1940, to Maylen and Alyce Olson in Little Sauk located in Todd County. She graduated from Long Prairie in 1958 and worked for a couple of years as a nurse’s aid at Fairview Hospital in Minneapolis after graduation. On June 21, 1961, Aloise married Anthony J. Schmiesing. The couple were operators of several restaurants in the Sauk Centre area over the years including Tony’s Steakhouse, Noah’s Ark, Captain Tony’s and Diamond Point. 

Allie always enjoyed a good game of cards and working and helping out with the family business! She will always be remembered for her quiet gentleness. 

Aloise is survived by mother Alyce Olson of Sauk Centre, brother Meryln (Barb) Olson of Savage, daughter Kimberly (Marvin) Finken of Freeport, son Tony J. Schmiesing of Sauk Centre, step-daughter Joyce (Brian) Synder of Sauk Centre, many nieces and nephews, six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. 

Aloise was preceded in death by dad Maylen Olson, son Richard Schmiesing, and many uncles and aunts and brothers/sisters in-law. 

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