March 27, 1924 - May 2, 2016

 

Memorial Service will be at 11 am, Saturday, May 14, 2016 at Peace United Church, Long Prairie, for Adeline A. “Addie” Schwint, age 92, of Long Prairie who passed away Monday at CentraCare Health Systems-Long Prairie. Rev. Gary Taylor will officiate and burial will be at Evergreen Cemetery. Family and friends may call one hour prior to services at the church on Saturday.

Adeline Alice Dobberstein was born March 27, 1924 in Prairieville Township, Brown County, Minnesota, the daughter of Fred L. and Winifred (Sorenson) Dobberstein. She grew up and attended school near Sleepy Eye, Minnesota. She married Allen E. Schwint on March 13, 1944 in Evan, Minnesota. They farmed north of Browerville for several years. In 1958 they moved to Long Prairie. She worked at the milk plant for several years and the Hart Store and finally at the bakery in Long Prairie. She later moved into the Prairie View Manor where she resided until entering the nursing home in July of 2015.

Addie enjoyed gardening, bird watching, fishing, jigsaw puzzles, going to the casino and many different card games.

Addie is survived by her cousins, Eunice Larsen, Hillman, MN; Fern Meine Springfield, MN; God daughter, Julie Clarke, Fertile, MN; many special nieces and nephews; and many friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Allen, and a brother Leonard.