Rebecca L. “Becky” Schlueter, age 53 of Arlington passed away Friday, June 11, 2021 at Ridgeview Medical Center in Waconia. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Friday, June 18th at American Lutheran Church in Gaylord. Visitation will be at the church Friday from 8:00 a.m. until service time. Interment will be in the Arlington Public Cemetery.
Becky was born January 21, 1968 in Arlington to Bob and Marcia (Peterson) Pautsch. She was baptized and confirmed in her faith at Zion Lutheran Church in Arlington. She grew up in Arlington and graduated in 1986 from Arlington – Green Isle High School. On April 13, 1991 Becky was united in marriage at Zion Lutheran Church in Arlington to the love of her life John Schlueter and shared 30 years of marriage together.
Becky’s greatest joy and love was being a wife, mom and grandma. Becoming a grandma gave her great joy and loved every minute she was able to spend with her precious grandchildren. Family was everything to Becky and she was so proud of how strong, smart and independent her children are and the wonderful daughters and sons they are. The past five years John and Becky were enjoying riding motorcycle together. Finding beautiful scenery and the peacefulness of the open road. They went to the Sturgis Rally in 2017, 2018 and 2019 and had such a wonderful time riding in the beautiful Black Hills.
Becky is survived by her best friend, loving and caring husband, John and their four beautiful children, Janessa (Spencer) Selle, Travis (Megan) Schoenbauer) Schlueter, Evan (Vanessa Aguilera) Schlueter, Bethany (Patrick Blake) Schlueter and lovely step-daughter, Kim (Gabriel) Schroeder; precious grandchildren, Brezlyn and Maddex Selle, Elias, Micah and Jude Schroeder; devoted father and loving step-mom, Bob Pautsch and Judy Gaare; brothers, Chuck (Dana) Pautsch and David (Angie) Pautsch; father- and mother-in-law, Verne and Donna Schlueter; brothers-in-law, Glen (Sandy) Schlueter, Lyle (Lori) Schlueter, sister-in-law, Kathy (Jim) Stumpf; nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. Becky is preceded in death by her beautiful mom, Marcia Pautsch; grandparents, Fred and Frieda Pautsch, Harlen Peterson, Margaret Peterson.
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