SLEEPY EYE — Paul Schroepfer age 63, of Sleepy Eye, MN died on October 30, 2019, at Sleepy Eye Medical Center.
Visitation will be on Sunday from 4 to 8 pm and will continue on Monday from 7:30 until 10:00 am at the Sturm Funeral Home in Sleepy Eye.
There will be a Parish Prayer Service Sunday at 4pm at the funeral home.
Funeral Service will be held at the St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Sleepy Eye, on Monday, November 4, 2019 at 10:30 am.
The clergy will be Msgr. Eugene Lozinski.
Interment will be at the St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Sleepy Eye.
Reception to follow in the church social room.
Arrangements are with the Sturm Funeral Home in Sleepy Eye.
On line condolences may be left for the family at www.sturmfh.com.
Paul was born on August 25, 1956 to Gerald T. Schroepfer & Joan M. (Braun) Schroepfer in Sleepy Eye, MN. He grew up on the farm in Mulligan Township and attended Country School later graduating from St. Mary’s School. On October 15th 1976 he married Linda G. Sellner at St. Mary’s Church Sleepy Eye. They together made their home on the family farm in 1981. Paul and Linda were dairy farmers until 1997. Paul and Linda grain farmed while Paul also worked at River Region and later moved to his recent position at Steve’s Feed now Springfield Creamy Coop Association. Paul was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Catholic United & Knights of Columbus. Paul enjoyed his family, farming and he was always ready to help others.
Paul is survived by his wife Linda, children; Mark (Maria) Schroepfer, Dominic (Stacy) Schroepfer, Gregory (Christa) Schroepfer, Myra Schroepfer, grandchildren; Justine, Cole, Ben, Gretchen, Marshall, sister; Jean Schmitz, sister-in-law; Kari Schieffert, siblings; Stan (Linda) Schroepfer, Beth Schroepfer (Jerry Judkins), Karen (Terry) Gauska, Kathy (Jeff) Mathahs, Glenn (Cindy) Schroepfer and Curt Schroepfer, brother and sisters-in-law; Theresa Thomas, Anna Marie (Craig) Gifford, Larry Mages, Mary Jane (Marty) Hoffmann and David (MaDonna) Sellner, step siblings; Deb (Neal) Pehrson, Darrell (Traci) Abrahamson, Brenda Abrahamson, Dennis (Denise) Abrahamson and nieces and nephews.
Paul was preceded in death by his parents, brother; Jim, step father; Dale, sister-in-law; Margaret, brother-in-law; George and grandparents.