Doris Marie Schuchard, 82
Tuesday, January 14, 2014 8:45 AM
Doris Marie Schuchard, 82, of Elgin, died Monday, Jan. 6, 2014, at St. Isidore Health Center of Greenwood Prairie in Plainview.
Doris Marie Mulvihill was born April 15, 1931, in Byron, to Cecil and Myrtle (Tvedt) Mulvihill. She graduated from West Concord High School in 1949.
Following graduation, Doris worked at the Rochester State Hospital. On Feb. 11, 1956, she married Gene Schuchard at St. Bernard's Catholic Church in Stewartville. They lived in Charleston, S.C., while Gene was in the Air Force. They returned to Minnesota in 1957 and lived in Rochester for two years and moved to Elgin in 1959.
In 1972, Gene and Doris took over ownership of Elgin Oil Company from his father. They retired from the oil business in the early 1990s, and then Doris worked at Marriott Foods.
Doris enjoyed cooking, golfing, RV camping, and spending time with her family. She and Gene wintered in Weslaco, Texas, for many years. Doris was a 50-year member of the Elgin American Legion Auxiliary, and a member of St. Joachim's Catholic Church in Plainview.
Doris is survived by one daughter, Nancy (Chris) LeBeau of Elgin; four sons, Greg (Lorrie) Schuchard of Rochester, Jeffrey (Melissa) Schuchard of Clear Lake, Iowa, Mark (Terri) Schuchard of Coralville, Iowa and Brian (Brenda) Schuchard of Minnetonka; 11 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; four sisters, Eileen Kubista of Owatonna, Jean Buckingham of Kasson, Mary Kester of Chatfield and Joan (Norman) Hoeft of Adams; three brothers, David (Margaret) Mulvihill, Carl (Alice) Mulvihill and Fran (Darlene) Mulvihill all of Rochester; and one brother-in-law, Donald Lyman of Racine.
She was preceded in death by her parents; one brother, Jim; one sister, Kate; her husband, Gene on April 1, 2013; and one granddaughter, Jennifer Rose.
A funeral service was held Monday, Jan. 13, 2014, at St. Joachim's Catholic Church in Plainview, with Father William Becker officiating. Burial was in the Elgin Cemetery in Elgin.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Schleicher Funeral Homes, in Plainview.