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Lulabelle “Lu” Schwidder

Apr 5, 2021

Funeral services for Lulabelle “Lu” Schwidder, 83, of Estherville, will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, April 5, 2021, at the United Methodist Church in Estherville with Pastor Kevin Moore officiating. Interment will be at Oak Hill Cemetery, Estherville. She died on Wednesday, April 1, 2021 in Sioux Falls, S.D.

Visitation will be one hour prior to the funeral service at the church. 

Lulabelle “Lu” Schwidder, the daughter of Darrell and Delma (Lowe) Huntley was born on May 1, 1937 in Wallingford, Iowa.

Lu attended Ceylon High School before working at Glasstite in Dunnell, MN. She retired after 20 years.

On Sept. 21, 1957 she was united in marriage to Vern Schwidder in Jackson, Minn.

She was a member of the United Methodist Church and the VFW Auxiliary. She enjoyed going to the casino and reading in her free time.

Lu is survived by her daughter, Rosemarie (Eugene) Friesner, Estherville; her granddaughter, Nicole (Jason Dalen) Friesner; great-grandchildren, Trevor (Mariah) Ankrum, Bailey Spiegeler and Taylor Spiegler; great-great-grandchildren, Dacian, Ares, and Grayson; and her sister, Bessie (Robert) Reinhardt.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Vern Schwidder; her parents, Darrell and Delma (Lowe) Huntley; and her siblings, Lila Myers, Hazel Christiansen, and LeRoy Huntley.

Online condolences may be left for Lu’s family at HenryOlsonFuneral.com