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Joyce Schweigert

January 6, 1928 ~ March 5, 2019 (age 91)
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In Loving Memory Of


Joyce Schweigert


Joyce Schweigert, the daughter of Gustave and Minnie (Kammeier) Knorr, was born on January 6, 1928 in Merrill, IA. Her family moved to Brewster, MN when she was 3 and then to Lime Creek at age 10.  She attended school in Lime Creek and graduated from the Fulda High School in 1945. Joyce was united in marriage to Clifford Schweigert on December 16, 1948 in Fulda, MN. After their marriage they lived on a farm west of Fulda for 50 years until moving into Fulda. Joyce remained in her home after Clifford passed away in March of 2002. Joyce entered the Maple Lawn Nursing Home in Fulda in February of 2017 and passed away there on March 5, 2019 at the age of 91. She was a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Fulda. Joyce enjoyed being creative; she knitted, crocheted and did embroidery. She also enjoyed cooking, baking, traveling, taking care of kids and visiting with friends and family.


Survivors include her sister, Lola Schwarz of Duluth, MN, many nieces and nephews, dear neighbors and special friends. She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, 8 brothers, Bill, Walt, Earl, Leonard, Don, Gus, Robert and Fred Knorr and 2 sisters, Wilma Noble and Darleen Cale.


Funeral Services


St. Paul’s Lutheran Church Fulda, MN at 10:30 AM on Friday, March 8, 2019 with Rev. Shawn Ethridge officiating.  The organist is Loretta Gehl. The soloist is A.W. Koopman. The pallbearers are Todd Knorr, Randy Noble, Mike Knorr, Jamie Kremer, Kim Knorr and Mike Baerenwald. Honorary pallbearers are Lee Holtrop, Dale Kremer, Mark Knorr and Ross Baerenwald. Interment at Prairie Hill Cemetery Fulda, MN.


Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church on Friday. The Totzke Funeral Home in Fulda is assisting the family with arrangements.

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