Elva Schuft, age 100, of Hutchinson, Minnesota, passed away on January 8, 2022, at Harmony River Living Center in Hutchinson, Minnesota.
Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, January 13, 2022, at 11:00 A.M. at Grace Lutheran Church in Hutchinson, with interment in Oakland Cemetery in Hutchinson.
Visitation will be held from 9:00 to 11:00 A.M. prior to the service at the church.
Elva Daisy Bertha Schuft was born on July 30, 1921, in Cedar Mills Township, Meeker County, Minnesota. She was the daughter of Charles and Elsie (Dallman) Schroeder. Elva was baptized as an infant and later confirmed in her faith as a youth at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Cedar Mills Township. She received her education at Country School in Corvusa, Minnesota.
On July 20, 1941, Elva was united in marriage to Arnold Schuft by Rev. A.C. Krueger at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Cedar Mills Township. This marriage was blessed with five children, Jan, Connie, Charles, Butch, and Gaylen. Elva and Arnold resided in Gaylord, Minnesota, and later moved to Hutchinson. They shared 30 years of marriage before the passing of Arnold in 1970.
Elva was employed at H.C. Christian Milk Plant in Hutchinson, Tonka Toys in Mound, Minnesota, and Hutchinson Medical Center in Hutchinson. She retired in 1988. Elva was a member of Grace Lutheran Church in Hutchinson.
Elva enjoyed crocheting, embroidery, puzzles, baking, and gardening. She especially enjoyed spending time with her family, grandchildren and friends.
Elva passed away on Saturday, January 8, 2022, at Harmony River Living Center in Hutchinson, at the age of 100 years.
Blessed be her memory.
Elva is survived by her
Children, Jan Breyer and her husband, Ernie of Glencoe, MN,
Connie Nielsen and her husband, Tom of Hudson, WI,
Charles Schuft and his wife, Linda of New Germany, MN,
Daughters-in-law, Shari Schuft of Glencoe, MN,
Loretta Schuft of Woodbury, MN;
Many other relatives and friends.
Elva is preceded in death by her Parents, Charles and Elsie Schroeder; Husband, Arnold Schuft; Sons, Gaylen Schuft and LuWayne Schuft; Grandson, Clark Halligan; Sisters, Evelyn Schmeling and Ruth Lietzau; Son-in-law, Tom Halligan.