Marie Schaufenbuel

Marie Schaufenbuel


Services were held on Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. at the St. Lucas’s Catholic Church, St. Lucas, IA for Marie Schaufenbuel with interment in the St. Luke Cemetery, St. Lucas, Iowa.

Marie Schaufenbuel, age 96, of Sumner, IA, formerly of St. Lucas, IA, passed away on Friday, October 18, 2019 at Community Memorial Hospital in Sumner, IA. 

     Marie Serena (Stammeyer) Schaufenbuel was born on May 8, 1923 the daughter of Peter and Magdelena (Klemmer) Stammeyer on a farm near St. Lucas, IA.  She attended St. Luke’s Catholic School through eighth grade.  Marie worked with her family on the farm for a few years before working in LaCrosse at a care center.  She married William Schaufenbuel on September 13, 1943 and together they had thirteen children.  They farmed near Waucoma and also owned and operated Your Choice Beef in West Union until she retired.  Marie enjoyed doing crossword puzzles, playing cards, baking, was an avid reader and loved playing with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She also was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary and church choir.

     Marie is survived by her children: Bill (Joyce) Shaufenbuel, Sumner, IA; Wayne (friend Tina) Schaufenbuel, Newport, NC; Ivan (Mary) Schaufenbuel, Windon, MN; Don Schaufenbuel, Cresco,IA; Dean (Ann) Schaufenbuel, St. Lucas, IA; Joe (Lynn) Schaufenbuel, Stevens Point, WI; Carroll (Ann) Schaufenbuel, St. Lucas, IA; Keith (Rhonda) Schaufenbuel, St. Lucas, IA; Inez (Ed) Kruse, Cresco, IA and Alice (Michael) Hackman, Waucoma, IA.  Son-in-law: Phil DiPaolo, Poplar Grove, IL.  Grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great great-grandchildren.  Brothers: Leander Stammeyer, Sumner, IA; Frank Stammeyer, Oelwein, IA; Joseph Stammeyer, Waukon, IA and David (Jackie) Stammeyer, Quincy, IL.  Sister: Anita Herold, Fort Atkinson, IA.  Sisters-in-law: Julie Tallman, Decorah, IA and Cindy Stammeyer, Cedar Rapids, IA along with many nieces and nephews.  

     She was preceded in death by her husband William.  Children: John and Thomas in infancy and Lois DiPaolo.  Grandson: Todd. Daughter-in-law: (Janice Vrba) Schaufenbuel. Parents: Peter and Magdelena (Klemmer) Stammeyer.  Siblings: Don (Margerete) Stammeyer, Peter Stammeyer, Irene (Jim) Riffle, Florian Stammeyer, Margaret Stammeyer, Richard Stammeyer. Father and mother-in-law: Joseph and Anna Schaufenbuel.  Brothers and sisters-in-law: Leo (Elizabeth) Schaufenbuel, Henry Schaufenbuel, Anton Schaufenbuel, Frances (Nick) Kuennen, Ben (Elizabeth) Schaufenbuel, Sister Joanna of St. Rose Convent, Marian Stammeyer, John Tallman, Cletus Herold, Rose Stammeyer and Lu Stammeyer. 

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