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LuAnn Emily (Reetz) Schmidt
LuAnn Emily (Reetz) Schmidt VIROQUA -- LuAnn Emily (Reetz) Schmidt, 73, of Viroqua died after a long battle with leukemia (AML) Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021, at her home surrounded by her family. She was baptized, confirmed, and married at the Bethany Ev. Lutheran Church, at rural Renville, Minn. LuAnn graduated from Danube High School in Danube, Minn., and Mankato State College in Mankato, Minn. She taught English and German at Lincoln High School in Lake City, Minn., before moving to Viroqua. After moving to Viroqua, she worked at the radio station and at the family automobile business. She married Richard John Schmidt, Dec. 26, 1971. LuAnn is survived by her husband, Richard; two daughters, Tricia (Michael Bauch), grandsons, Oliver and Riley; Heidi (Jerim DesJariais), grandchildren, Isaiah, Vaughn, and DJ; one sister, Marlys (Robert Meliu); brother-in-law, Robert Schmidt; and sister-in-law, Margaret (Kevin Dubois); and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents. Thanks to Pastor Williams for his visits, devotions, and prayers. Many thanks to family friends for their prayers and support throughout this journey. Thanks to Dr. Parsons, Nina Conard, Kathy Frisby, and the entire infusion staff at Gundersen Clinic. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic a private family service will be held and interment will be in the Viroqua Cemetery. The Thorson Funeral Home of Viroqua is serving the family. www.thorsonfuneralhome.com .
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In memory of
LuAnn Emily (Reetz) Schmidt
LuAnn Emily (Reetz) Schmidt VIROQUA -- LuAnn Emily (Reetz) Schmidt, 73, of Viroqua died after a long battle with leukemia (AML) Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021, at her home surrounded by her family. She was baptized, confirmed, and married at the Bethany Ev. Lutheran Church, at rural Renville, Minn. LuAnn graduated from Danube High School in Danube, Minn., and Mankato State College in Mankato, Minn. She taught English and German at Lincoln High School in Lake City, Minn., before moving to Viroqua. After moving to Viroqua, she worked at the radio station and at the family automobile business. She married Richard John Schmidt, Dec. 26, 1971. LuAnn is survived by her husband, Richard; two daughters, Tricia (Michael Bauch), grandsons, Oliver and Riley; Heidi (Jerim DesJariais), grandchildren, Isaiah, Vaughn, and DJ; one sister, Marlys (Robert Meliu); brother-in-law, Robert Schmidt; and sister-in-law, Margaret (Kevin Dubois); and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents. Thanks to Pastor Williams for his visits, devotions, and prayers. Many thanks to family friends for their prayers and support throughout this journey. Thanks to Dr. Parsons, Nina Conard, Kathy Frisby, and the entire infusion staff at Gundersen Clinic. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic a private family service will be held and interment will be in the Viroqua Cemetery. The Thorson Funeral Home of Viroqua is serving the family. www.thorsonfuneralhome.com .
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About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

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About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

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Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improving forest health, improving area watersheds, and will provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

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About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

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About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

Sku: tre-tim-50

About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

Sku: tre-tim-100

 

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. New trees will be planted in the Superior National Forest, located in northeastern Minnesota, and planting will take place at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall) by a team of certified arborists.

Product Details:

  • A digital (PDF) certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s Legacy guest book, noting your contribution.
  • An entry in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improving forest health, improving area watersheds, and will provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

Your choice to plant memorial trees not only honors the life and legacy of your loved one but also helps to improve and preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

Sku: tre-tim-x
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