COMFREY - Harold 'Bucky' Schottle, age 83, of Comfrey, died Wednesday, Feb. 29, 2012, at Mountain Lake Good Samaritan Home.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Saturday, March 3, at New Hope Lutheran Church in Comfrey with burial at the New Hope Faith Lutheran Cemetery. Brian Nehring, officiating.
Visitation is 4-7 p.m. Friday, March 2, and Saturday, March 3, from 12 p.m. until time of services at the Church.
Condolences may be sent via e-mail at: www.sturmfh.com.
Arrangements are with Sturm Funeral Home in Comfrey.
Harold 'Bucky' Frank Schottle was born Nov. 10, 1928, in Bashaw Township, Brown County the son of Frank and Vera (Swanson) Schottle. He was baptized and confirmed at Faith Lutheran Church in Comfrey. Bucky graduated from Comfrey High School in 1946, and was united in marriage to Idelle Hultgren on Sept. 8, 1948. Church was very important to Bucky as he served on the Faith Lutheran, and later New Hope Lutheran Church parish councils, and he also was a member of the search committee. He served on the Tri-County Co-op board for 10 years and was president for nine years. Bucky enjoyed fishing, visiting with friends, and especially enjoyed spending time with his family.
He is survived by wife Idelle of Comfrey; son Lanny and wife Liz Schottle of St. Cloud; son-in-law Douglas Stark of Rochester; grandchildren: Wendy (Alan) Brom of Richfield, Michael (Lisa) Stark of Rochester, Christine (Matt) Wolff of Victoria, Angela Schottle of Plymouth, Janelle Schottle of Bloomington, and Alex Stark of Rochester; great-grandchildren: Ben and Luke Brom, Tyler, Zachary and Dylan Stark, Ethan Wolff, and Gisele and Jayden Schottle; a brother Ray (Leona) Schottle of Springfield; and a brother-in-law Les Therkilsen of Springfield. He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter Debbie Stark in 2010; grandson Eric in infancy; sister Dee Therkilsen; and brother Gary Schottle.