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Obituary for Laura W. Breeser


Laura W. Breeser
 
Laura (Schuttemeier) Breeser, 98, died Saturday, February 26, 2011, at the Caledonia Care & Rehab in Caledonia, Minn.
She was born June 18, 1912, in Jefferson Township, Houston County, Minn., to Otto and Frieda Schuttemeier.  On June 7, 1933, she married John Breeser, Sr. at St. John's United Church if Christ (Wheatland), rural New Albin, Iowa.  Laura attended a rural school in Allamakee County, Iowa.  She and her husband farmed in Jefferson Township.  They then moved to New Albin, where they were members of St. Peter's Christian Community Church.  In 1983, they celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary.  Laura loved to embroidery, quilt, garden, and especially loved visiting with her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.
Survivors include two sons, Leander (Joan) Breeser of Eitzen, Minn. and John, Jr. (Sharon) Breeser of New Albin; one daughter, Elaine (Milton) Burroughs of Caledonia; a son-in-law, Merlin Meyer of Caledonia; 12 grandchildren; and 32 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband on October 15, 1988; her parents; two daughters, Luella Meyer and Ruth Breeser; two brothers, Otto and Martin Schuttemeier; one brother-in-law, Louie Breeser; and one nephew, Arlin Schuttemeier.
Funeral services will be Wednesday, March 2, 2011, at 11:00 a.m. at St. Peter's Christian Community Church, 337  1st St. S.E., New Albin.  Rev. William J. Reese will officiate.  Burial will be in St. Peter's Memorial Cemetery.  Friends may call at Jandt-Fredrickson Funeral Home, 518 W. Main St., Caledonia, on Tuesday from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. and at the church on Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service.  In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred.  Online condolences may be sent at www.jandtfredrickson.com.