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Alphonse Schuler

April 12, 2008


Boulger Funeral Home

Alphonse Schuler

April 12, 2008


Alphonse ?Al? L. Schuler, age 74, of Fargo, ND formerly of Munich, ND, died Saturday, April 12, 2008 in MeritCare Hospital, Fargo, ND.

Alphonse L. Schuler the son of Werner & Marcella (Helten) Schuler was born Dec. 30, 1933 on a farm near Calio, ND., where he grew up. He attended school in Calio. Al farmed with his father until he enlisted in the United States Army. He served from 1955 until 1957 during the Korean War. After his discharge he returned to Calio where he owned and operated the Schuler Bar. Alphonse married Sharon Wirth on Sept. 24, 1957 in Munich. The couple moved to Munich in 1958, where they lived and farmed. After raising their children the couple moved to the family farm where they lived until July of 2007. They moved to Fargo and have lived here since.

The couple spent many winters visiting family and friends. Al was a member of the Devils Lake Elks, the Sarles American Legion and the Devils Lake Knights of Columbus, where he was a 4th Degree Knight.

Survivors, his wife, Sharon; four children, Vicki (Wesley) Wood, Rock, Lake, ND, Alan (Cindy), Littleton, CO, Curtis (Colleen) Devils Lake, ND and Lori (William) Walsh, Charlotte, NC; five grandchildren, Brenda Wood and Scott Wood, Fargo, ND, Mindy (Cassidy) Campbell, Bottineau, ND, Alex Schuler, Devils Lake, ND and Krista Walsh, Charlotte, NC; two great grandchildren Ashton Brown and Wyatt Campbell; his mother, Marcella Schuler, Devils Lake, ND; two sisters, Marlys (Don) Hareland, Fargo, ND and Arlene (Bob) Adahl, Devils Lake, ND; two brothers, James (Carol) Schuler, Devils Lake, ND and Duane (Pam) Schuler, Munich, ND.

He was preceded in death by his father.

Visitation: Wednesday 5:00 until 7:00 p.m. in the Boulger Funeral Home and one hour before the funeral on Thursday at the Church.

Prayer Service: Wednesday 7:00 p.m. in the Boulger Funeral Home.

Funeral Mass: Thursday 1:30 p.m. St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, Fargo, ND.

Burial: Friday, North Dakota Veterans Cemetery, Mandan, ND.

Arrangements by Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo, ND.
Online guestbook: www.boulgerfuneralhome.com.


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  1. Debra A Berg says:

    fargo 58103I was so sorry to hear about Alphonse.

    I know your great memories will see you through this time of shock and sorrow.

    If you need anything please call, 701-356-4193.

    My thought and prayers are with you.


  2. shane wirth says:

    columbus ohour deepest condolences go out to the family. alphonse is a great man and will always be remembered for the way he made us laugh. our prayers will be with you all.

    god bless and stay strong


    the wirth family

    shane, colby, tasha, skyler, cade,
    Columbus OH

    Linda, shauna, Bonnie Lake WA

    sherri, kevin, taylor, trey, thane, trynn
    Columbus OH

    terry, victor, allie, spencer, lilly
    Columbus OH

  3. Richard and Barb Lunde says:

    Grand Forks ND
    Sharon and family,

    We want to send you all our deepest sympathy during this difficult time of loss. We were remembering our last visit with Alphonse at the food court in West Acres.
    We have fond memories of time spent together on the Munich Bank’s bus trip to Branson.
    We are thinking of you and know God will give you the strength you need during these difficult days.

    Sincerely, Richard and Barb Lunde

  4. Jane and Jim Quass says:

    Billings MTDear Sharon and family,
    Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. We have many happy memories of Al. So glad that we had the recent family to add to those memories. He will be missed. Our love, Jane & Jim

  5. Raina Xythalis says:

    charlotte ncLori Walsh,
    I’m thinking about you and your family in your time of grief and I pray that God will lift your spirits and show you that your father is still with you in many ways…..Remember all the good times you had with your father…..God Bless
    With Love,
    Raina Xythalis

  6. Fred and Jo Korb says:

    Billings MTGod Bless
    We are sorry we could not attend the services. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.
    Fred and Jo

  7. Paulette Shimer says:

    Deerfield Il.I was saddened to hear of the death of Alphonse. I will always remember him as my favorite school bus driver and the times he had to drive thru snowstorms and dust storms and our goofyness on the bus.

    May God welcome him into paradise and may the memories you share be of comfort during this time of loss.


  8. Chuck Schuler says:

    Phoenix AZ
    Sharon: So sorry to hear of Al’s passing. My condolences to you and your family.

    Chuck Schuler

  9. Merton and Joanne Dodge says:

    Merced CAWe are so sorry to hear of your sudden loss. Our prayers are with you and your family.

  10. norma says:

    Sweetie – we’re sorry for your loss we’re thinking of you.
    Norma & Young

  11. Celestine Swiontek says:

    Climax MN
    our love, friendship and prayers to the Alphonse Schuler family

  12. Dennis & Karen Riggin says:

    Devils Lake ND
    Sharon and Family,
    So shocked and saddened to hear of Al’s
    Truly enjoyed Al as a customer and friend thru the years.
    Always liked to visit with both of you when you came into Riggin Motors to have your vehicles serviced.
    God bless you and your entire family in this very trying time.
    Thinking of all of you.
    Dennis & Karen Riggin

  13. Gwen Johnson says:

    Minnetonka MN
    My deepest sympathies to the Schuler family. May your memories of Alphonse, his big smile, his wise words and kind heart give you peace and comfort as you say good-bye and move forward. My thoughts are with you all.

  14. Bruce and Rita says:

    munich ndOur sympathy to Al’s family. He will never be forgotten in our town. His cheerfulness spread out to everyone around him and that memory will stay with us forever.

    We hold his family in our prayers that the Lord provide his peace and comfort to each one of you.

    Bruce and Rita Wirth

  15. Sheri Botthoff says:

    Evergreen COTo the family of Al Schuler, especially Alan and Cindy

    My prayers and thoughts are with you in this time of sadness. Memories can be wonderful, and I hope you will have plenty of good ones of your times with your dad. God Bless you.


  16. Ardell Schuler says:

    Denver COSharon, my thoughts and prayers are with you, Vicki, Alan, Curt, Lori and their families in this time of sorrow. Please take comfort in knowing Al is at home with our heavenly father. He will be missed by many. Ardell

  17. Lori Murchie says:

    Cando ND
    Thinking of you. Lori

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