Elwin H. Schubbe

SPRINGFIELD — Elwin Herbert Schubbe, 89, of Springfield died on July 27, 2018, at Mayo Clinic Hospital, St. Marys Campus in Rochester.

Service will be held at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Springfiels on Friday at 11 a.m.

Interment will be at Ft. Snelling National Cemetery.

Visitation will be on Friday, August 3, from 9 to 11 a.m. at the church in Springfield.

Arrangements are with the Sturm Funeral Home in Springfield.

Elwin Herbert Schubbe Jr. was born on Nov. 6, 1928, in Mankato, the son of Elwin H. and Malinda (Benz) Schubbe.

He served in the U.S. Army for four years, from 1962 to 1966. After his honorable discharge, he then enlisted with the Army Reserves and was called to serve in Vietnam from April of 1968 until August of 1969. He served with the Reserves for over 27 years, receiving a Bronze Star.

He is survived by his wife, Adeline of Springfield; step children, Jane Altenhofen of Gardendale, TX, Deb Salonek of Springfield, and Kerry Jenzen of Springfield; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and siblings, Eileen Oldenburg of Cheyenne, WY, Donald Schubbe of Bemidji, James Schubbe of Fishers, IN, Charles Schubbe of Mapleton, Marvin Schubbe of Mapleton, Shirley Thompson of Sandstone, and Carol Grams of Janesville.