Wolfsteller Alice Anna 100

Alice Anna Wolfsteller took the hand of her savior on Thursday, August 1, 2019 at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis. Alice was born to William and Lena (Trottman) Schmieg on October 20, 1918 in Hale Township, Silver Lake, Minnesota. She was baptized on November 17, 1918 at the St. James Lutheran Parsonage in Howard Lake. She was confirmed on March 29, 1931 by Reverend C.G. Seltz at St. James Lutheran. Alice married Carl Wolfsteller on October 20, 1938 at St. James Lutheran Church by Reverend Eugene Seltz. They where blessed with 64 years of marriage. Carl passed away on August 15, 2001. Alice was an active member of St. James Lutheran all of her life. She was the school cook there for 17 years and was famous for her chili and “Sloppy Joe Fridays.” Other activities at church included LWML, Altar Guild, Sunday school teacher, quilting, baptism banners, and visitor cards. She continued to be the leader of Priscilla Bible Study until her death. She was known as a very good source for St. James Church history.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Carl, brother, Raymond, and sister, Vernice.
Left to mourn are her sister-in-law Ruby and her husband Don Drusch, many nieces, nephews and a host of other relatives and friends. Blessed be her memory.
A funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM on Tuesday, August 6, 2019 with visitation beginning at noon at St. James Lutheran Church in Howard Lake. Internment will follow at St. James Lutheran Cemetery on Dutch Lake. Arrangement by Swanson-Peterson Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Howard Lake, 320-543-3401, www.swansonpeterson.com