LILA G. SCHOLTES
Lila G. Scholtes, age 89, of Faribault, died on Friday, May 16, 2014 at the Plum House, Morristown.
Funeral services will be at Peace United Methodist Church, Morristown, on Thursday, May 22, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. with the Reverend Elden Eklund officiating. Interment will be at Riverside Cemetery, Morristown.
Visitation will be at the Boldt Funeral Home, Faribault, on Wednesday, May 21, 2014 from 6 to 8 p.m. and also at the church on Thursday for one hour prior to the service.
Lila G., the daughter of Klaas and Mary (Cook) Bakker, was born on April 26, 1925 in Westbrook Township, Cottonwood County. She married Robert J. Scholtes on July 19, 1946 in Sandstone. He preceded her in death on March 16, 2014. Lila earned her Registered Nursing degree from Ancker Nursing School, St. Paul. She was employed by District One Hospital, Faribault Manor Nursing Home and Rice County Day Activity Center, prior to her retirement. Lila enjoyed gardening, pets, knitting, sewing, baking and caring for others. She was also an active member of the Mary Circle at Fourth Avenue United Methodist Church, Faribault.
She is survived by her three children, Mary Nordmeier of Morristown, John (and Patty) Scholtes of St. Paul and Steven (and special friend, Melonie Burgess) Scholtes of Merrifield; four grandchildren, Carl Nordmeier, David (and Nikki) Nordmeier, Paul Scholtes and Nativity Townsend; six great grandchildren, Avery, Henry, Anna and Chet Nordmeier and Christian and Lacey Scholtes; three siblings, William Bakker of Apple Valley, Percey "Perc" Bakker of Hesperia, CA and Wesley (and Joan) Bakker of Westbrook; and nieces, nephews and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Robert; one son, James; two grandsons, Mitchell and Brian Scholtes; one son in law, Ernest C. "Jr." Nordmeier; and one brother, Dwayne Bakker.
Name: Carl and JENean Mortenson
Date: Wednesday May 21, 2014
Mary, Steve and John, We are so sorry to hear of your mom's passing. You have so many nice memories of your parents and that is so important, the pictures at your dad's funeral showed so much happiness and enjoyment. Your mom and dad and Jim are all together in heaven watching over all of you. God Bless. Carl and Jeanie
Name: Pat & Ron Melchert
Date: Saturday May 17, 2014
Mary and Brothers, Sorry for the loss of your mother. Especially so soon after dad went. Mary if you need to talk, you know where we live, or we will come to you. Love you, and may God bless. Pat & Ron