Aurelia S. Schwieters
Aurelia S. Schwieters, age 91 of Melrose, died peacefully, with family at her side on Monday, Jan. 18, 2016, at the CentraCare Health Pine Haven Nursing Home in Melrose.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held on Saturday, Jan. 23 at St. Andrew’s Catholic Church in Greenwald with Rev. Mitchell Bechtold officiating. Interment was in the parish cemetery.
Aurelia Stalboerger Schwieters was born Jan. 16, 1925, in Spring Hill, to John and Caroline (Dickmann) Stalboerger. She married Herbert Schwieters on May 26, 1948. Together they started a dairy farm and had 12 children – nine boys and three girls (they often joked that they had a baseball team and three cheerleaders!). Aurelia was a lifelong Minnesota Twins fan. Along with her love of baseball, she loved cooking, baking, reading, traveling, praying, and playing cards but most importantly, she loved being surrounded by family and friends.