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Anna L. Schoenborne


Anna L. Schoenborne

March 8, 1926 - October 5, 2016

Anna began her journey on October 5. 2016 at the age of 90. She was born on March 8, 1926 to Joseph and Nancy Lussier in Red Lake. She was the eldest daughter of the Lussier clan and grew up in Redby, with her parents and 10 siblings. She attended school in both Redby and Red Lake.

Anna married Daniel Wayne King Sr. in Bemidji in 1947 and they had two children, Roberta Jean and Daniel Wayne Jr. They moved to Minneapolis and then to Chicago, Il., eventually moving back to Minneapolis. Dan passed away in Minneapolis in 1959. Anna married Arthur Schoenborne in Las Vegas in the early 60's. They resided in Minneapolis for many years and moved back up north to live in Bemidji and Red Lake. When Art passed, she continued to live in Bemidji.

Anna and Art entertained many relatives and friends wherever they lived. Anna loved her grandchildren and took every opportunity to talk about them. She always liked to dress "to the 9's" and always had a hat on in public. She had a great sense of humor and a very distinctive laugh. She lived a very long and full life.

She is survived by her grandchildren, Coleen Bettinger, Pat and Danny Maher of Minneapolis/St. Paul area, Kari Washington and Kristy White of Bemidji, and Waste', Anna and Daniel King of Redby. Her siblings, Joan Donnell and Ramona Barrett of Redby and Virginia Perkins of Red Lake.

Those who she now joins are her parents, children, Berta and Danny, brothers Kenneth Lawrence, Paul, Harlan, Calvin, William and Donald Lussier, sisters, Gertrude Beaulieu and Barbara Brun, and grandson, Timothy Maher.

A Dinner in her memory will be held at 1:00 PM on Sunday October16 at the St. Antipas Episcopal Church in Redby, Minnesota.

A prayer service was hel.d at 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 10, at St. Antipas in Redby, Minn.

Arrangements are with Cease Family Funeral Home of Bemidji.


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