Lavada Fern Schulte, 91, Sullivan, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2022, at Mercy Hospital in Washington.
She was born March 15, 1931, to Joseph and Clarsey (Hafley) Fisher in Rosebud.
She was united in marriage to Henry Herman Schulte, Oct. 19, 1952, at Boeuff Presbyterian Church in Gerald.
Lavada was a member of Boeuff Presbyterian Church. She enjoyed cooking, knitting, dancing and working the farm with her husband, Henry. She was president of the Strain-Japan R-16 Community Club, a telephone operator at the central office in Gerald for a few years and also worked at Bloemke’s Tom Boy Store.
She was preceded in death by her parents Joseph and Clarsey; husband Henry; brothers Oral, Maynard “Red” and Elmer Fisher; sisters Iva Grube, Ruby Haddox, Irene Wilson and Millicient Ehlers; foster parents Allen and Catherine Graham; foster brothers Delmar Graham and Orville Lalk; and foster sisters Esther Vogt, Iva Thacker and Pearl Schafferkoetter.
She is survived by sons David and Eugene Schulte of Strain.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, Nov. 1, at Gottenstroeter Chapel, Gerald, with Rev. Ron Kopplemann officiating. Burial was in Schmidt Cemetery, Strain.
Arrangements entrusted to Gottenstroeter Funeral Home, Gerald.