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May 12, 1938 – Sunday, September 27, 2009

Service Information
Holy Trinity Catholic Church
Wednesday, September 30, 2009
10:30 A.M.

Visitation Information

Veronica Ann Schurmann, age 71, of New Germany passed away on Sunday, September 27, 2009 at Birchwood Hospice House in Hutchinson.

She was born on May 12, 1938 in Hale Township, McLeod County the daughter of Peter & Martha Pawlak Pawlicki.

Veronica graduated from Silver Lake High School in 1956 and was Co-Valedictorian.

On October 26, 1957, Veronica A. Pawlicki and Robert J. Schurmann were joined in holy marriage at St. Adalbert’s Catholic Church in Silver Lake. God blessed their marriage with seven children.

Veronica and Bob engaged in dairy farming north west of New Germany after their marriage until 1990. They continued to do cash crop farming.

Veronica was a loving & caring person. She was also a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She enjoyed music, fishing and traveling with her husband.

She was a faithful member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted, C.C.W. and belonged to The St. Anne’s Society & Holy Family Society.

Survived by her loving husband of nearly fifty two years: Robert J. Schurmann; seven children: Debbie (Mark) Hill of Mayer, Laurel (Scott) Williams of Cologne, Russel (Lori) Schurmann of Watertown, Randy (Becky) Schurmann of Cokato, Mark (Kari) Schurmann & Dean Schurmann all of New Germany, and Amy (Justin) Kylochko of Belle Plaine; grandchildren: Stephanie (Jerry) Paumen, Jennifer (Matt) Hoernemann, Jessica (Steve) Morrissette, Valerie Hill & fiancé Kenny Steele, Amanda Hill and special friend Chet, Ashley (Scott) Swiggum, Krista Williams and Special friend Dusty, Jeremy (Grace Ann) Schurmann, Hannah Schurmann and special friend Aaron, Charlie Schurmann and Caressa Schurmann; five great grandchildren: J.P. Paumen, Jackson Paumen, Mason Hoernemann and Liliana & Jack Schurmann; a brother: Henry Pawlicki of Silver Lake; a sister Dolores Schultz of Silver Lake; brothers-in-law & sisters-in-law: Lucille Gesinger of Garrison, Alice Hausladen of New Germany, Harold Schurmann of Frazee, Geraldine (Glenn) Pysick of Watertown; other relatives and many friends.

Preceded in death by her parents: Peter & Martha, father-in-law & mother-in-law: John & Pauline Schurmann, brothers-in-law and a sister-in-law: Theophil Schultz, Frank Gesinger, Henry Hausladen Jr., Luella Schurmann and Lawrence Schurmann .

A Mass of Christian Burial for Veronica Schurmann was held on Wednesday, September 30th at 10:30 A.M. at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted. Father Tony Hesse was the Celebrant. Interment followed at Holy Trinity Cemetery.

Alice Nowak was the organist and special music by chuck Thiel.

A visitation was held on Tuesday, September 29th from 4-8 P.M. at The Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted. A St. Anne’s Society Rosary was recited at 4:30 P.M. and a Parish Prayer Service at 7:00 P.M.

Further visitation was held on Wednesday, September 30th from 9-10 A.M. at the funeral home.

Casket Bearers were Alan Mickolichek, Bruce Nowak, Paul Schultz, Brad Lokensgard, Donald Gesinger and Douglas Gesinger.

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