Farming Rural 12

Nicholas J Schouviller

July 29, 1935 ~ June 9, 2021 (age 85)

Obituary

Nicholas (Nick) John Schouviller, age 85, long time resident of Callaway, MN passed away on June 9,2021 at his home.

Nicholas was born July 29,1935 to Nicholas Bernard & Monica (Zurn) Schouviller in Detroit Lakes, MN. Nick Joined the U.S. Army National guard of North Dakota from August 1, 1957 and was honorably discharged on June 1, 1959. Nick met the love of his life Betty and married on June 14, 1958, at Assumption Catholic Church in Callaway, MN. Nick worked at Ice Works, loading the cars with ice and Armour packing plant till 1959, all while farming. Nick and Betty eventually bought the Zurn farm from Nick & Helen Zurn. In 2012 the Schouviller farm was acknowledged as a century old farm.

Nick loved to drive the tractor and all the mowing on the farm. He was very proud that the family farm will be taken care of by the next generations. He loved to cook, spend time with his family and play pinochle with his card groups. Nick was a very proud father, grandfather, and great- grandfather. He was dedicated in his Catholic faith and a lifelong member of the Knights of Columbus. Nick and Betty loved to dance, travel and never missed a chance to be with family.

Nick is survived by his children Liz (Jeff) Anderson, Mary (Don) Kinzler, Connie (Pete) Olson, John (Linda) Schouviller, Mike (Lois) Schouviller, and Cindy (David) Myhre. Siblings Alice (Albert) Kiehl  and Jim (Cindi) Schouviller. Grandchildren Shawn, Nathan, Kayla, Amanda, Sara, Isaac, Jacob, Nicole, Kelly, Mathew, Bobbi, Nick , Sami, Betty, Adam, Tyler, Madison, Mark, Jake, & Jazarai. Great- grandchildren Greyson, Brynlee, Brayden, Lucas, Emma and one due in September.

He is preceded in death by his soul mate Betty, His parents Nicholas Bernard & Monica Ann. His siblings Isabel Haverkamp, Leo Schouviller, Eugene Schouviller, Vince Schouviller, Albert Schouviller, and Ivrin Schouviller. 

 

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
June 15, 2021

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
David-Donehower Funeral Home

Prayer Service
Tuesday
June 15, 2021

6:00 PM
David-Donehower Funeral Home

Visitation
Wednesday
June 16, 2021

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Holy Rosary Catholic Church
1043 Lake Ave
Detroit Lakes, MN 56501

Mass of Christian Burial
Wednesday
June 16, 2021

11:30 AM
Holy Rosary Catholic Church
1043 Lake Ave
Detroit Lakes, MN 56501

Video is available for this event


Interment following funeral service
Wednesday
June 16, 2021

St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery (Callaway)
Callaway Township
Callaway, MN 56521

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