Published 12:00 am Friday, February 12, 2010
Carlene Dahle-Buschkopf, 59, formerly of Sargeant, Minn. died Sunday, Feb. 7, 2010 at Hennepin Medical Center in Minneapolis from complications of COPD, following a lengthy illness.
Carlene Anne Dahle was born June. 30, 1950 in Kasson, Minn. to Kenneth and Betty (Bale) Dahle. She grew up on the family farm in rural Sargeant, attended Hayfield schools and graduated from Hayfield High School in 1968. She was married on Aug. 10, 1968 at Evanger Lutheran Church in Sargeant to Steven A. Shulze. The couple lived in Lake City, Minn. where they owned and operated the Pepin Inn Restaurant before moving to Rochester, Minn. They were later divorced. Carlene was then employed at the Canadian Honker Restaurant in Rochester. She was married on June 29, 1979 to Theodore Buschkop. Following their marriage, they moved to Winona, Minn., where she worked in restaurants in Winona and LaCrosse, Wis. Mr. Buschkopf died on Aug. 8, 1983. Carlene lived for a number of years in Shakopee, Minn. and continued her education online. She received an associate’s degree from Metro State University in Inver Grove Heights and was currently working on her bachelor’s degree. She was an active member of the Interchange Freedom Initiative and was attending Radio Bible College. She enjoyed playing cards, crocheting, knitting and reading cookbooks. She is in God’s hands and will be dearly missed by her loving family and friends.
Survivors include her daughter, Trisha Shulze of Rochester; two sons, Troy Shulze of Grand Meadow, Minn. and Timothy (Karla) Shulze of Dexter, Minn.; seven grandchildren; a sister, Janice (Bruce) Boley-Marquardt of Rose Creek, Minn.; a brother, Alvin Dahle of Moose Lake, Minn.; aunts, uncles, and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Selmer and Christopher; her grandparents, Anna and Art Dahle, Tolbert Bale and Carl and Manda Moore.
A time of visitation and prayer service will be held on Saturday, Feb. 13, 2010 from 1 to 3:30 p.m. at Griffin-Gray Funeral Home in Stewartville, Minn. The prayer service will begin at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 13. A spring burial will take place at Evanger Lutheran Cemetery in Sergeant.
Griffin-Gray Funeral Home in Stewartville, Minn. is in charge of arrangements.