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GERTRUDE ANN SCHUBBE, age 92 of Pemberton died on Saturday, April 8, 2023 at Foxdale in Waseca.
Born on June 24, 1930 in Mankato, Minnesota, she was the daughter of Verner and Stella (Geary) Crane. She graduated from Pemberton Public School in 1948 and went on to attend Mankato Commercial College. Gert was united in marriage to Darrell Schubbe on August 15, 1951. She worked in the clerical and secretarial field for many years. Together with her husband and son, they owned and operated the Waldorf Kerr McGee Station in Waldorf from 1980 until their retirement.
Gert was a long time member of Medo Lutheran Church in rural Pemberton until it’s closing. Most recently, she had attended Zoar United Church of Christ in Waldorf. Gert had served as secretary of the Morrow Cemetery for many years. She was a member of the General Society of Mayflower Descendants and the Minnesota Society of Mayflower Descendants being a 10th generation descendant from John Alden and Priscilla Mullins. Gert and Darrell also worked in Admissions at the Coliseum at the Minnesota State Fair for 20 years. She was KEYC TV’s 2004 Good People Jefferson Award recipient.
Gert is survived by her husband, Darrell of Pemberton; two children, Linda (Larry) Born of Waseca and Larry Schubbe of Pemberton; three grandchildren, Jess (Angie) Brandt, Travis (Emily) Schubbe, and Brent (Aley) Schubbe; and one great granddaughter, Ava Schubbe. She was preceded in death by her parents and two sisters, Neva Ikier and Edith Hopman.
A celebration of Gert’s life will be held at the Main Street Plaza in Pemberton on Thursday, April 13, 2023 from 2:30 – 5:00 PM. Private family services are being held. Burial will be at the Morrow Cemetery in Beauford Township, Blue Earth County.
Thursday, April 13, 2023
2:30 - 5:00pm (Central time)
Main Street Plaza
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