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October 5, 1918 – Thursday, November 20, 2008

Service Information
Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted
Saturday, November 22nd

Visitation Information

Myrtle M. Schlagel, age 90, of rural Howard Lake died Thursday, November 20th, 2008 at St. Mary’s Care Center in Winsted.

She was born on October 5, 1918 in Lester Prairie the daughter of Joseph & Matilda Emme Posusta.

On September 18, 1940, Myrtle M. Posusta & Donald F. Schlagel were joined in holy marriage at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted by Father Wey. God blessed their marriage with six children. Myrtle & Don engaged in dairy farming for many years.

She was a faithful member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted.

Myrtle enjoyed gardening, dancing, baking, going to casinos, going out to eat and she loved to travel.

Survived by her children: David H. (Mary E.) Schlagel of Forest Lake, Gary A. Schlagel of Howard Lake, Diane M. (Clem) Bayerl of Winsted, Cindy L. (Donald J.) Laxen of Howard Lake and Galen G. Schlagel of San Diego, California; seven grandchildren: Jason (Jennifer) Schlagel, Alyssa Matheis, Kristen Schlagel, Scott (Pam) Bayerl, Frank (Tammy) Bayerl, Candice Laxen and Daniel Laxen; nine great grandchildren; a brother: Ray (Rose) Posusta of Cokato; a sister: Dorothy Ernhart of Park Rapids; a brother: Irvan (Marge) Posusta of Glencoe; sisters-in-law: Mary/ Gilbert Schlagel and Betty/Alden Schlagel; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Preceded in death by her husband: Donald F. Schlagel, a daughter: Beverly, grandson: Joey Bayerl, her parents Joseph & Matilda Posusta, two sisters: Evelyn Posusta and Lenora Pokorney; a brother: Wilfred Posusta and by brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law.

A Mass of Christian Burial for Myrtle M. Schlagel was held on Saturday, November 22nd at 11:00 A.M. at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted. Father William Sprigler was the Celebrant. Interment followed at Holy Trinity Cemetery.

A visitation was held on Friday, November 21st from 4-8 P.M. at The Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted. A Prayer service was held at 6:00 P.M. Friday evening.

Casket Bearers were Daniel Laxen, Jason Schlagel, Scott Bayerl, Frank Bayerl, Private Jsonin Dilley, Tyler Bayerl and Joey Bayerl.

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