Lillian Schweim, 97, of Redwood Falls, formerly of Springfield, passed away Monday, June 24, 2013 at the Wood Dale Nursing Home in Redwood Falls. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. July 1 at the Redwood Valley Funeral Home in Redwood Falls. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Interment will be in the Zion Lutheran Cemetery in Springfield. Online condolences may be sent at www.stephensfuneralservice.com. The Stephens Funeral Service - Redwood Valley Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
Lillian (Meyer) Schweim was born March 31, 1916 at home north of Springfield in Sundown Township to August and Bertha (Schultz) Meyer.
She attended country school District 13 through the eighth grade.
Following her schooling, Lillian went to work for various people doing housework and caring for their loved ones.
On May 31, 1942, Lillian was united in marriage to Wilbert Schweim at Zion Lutheran Church in Springfield. Together Lillian and Wilbert moved to Wilbert’s family farm in North Star Township where they raised steers and hogs.
Lillian enjoyed gardening, flowers, fancywork, and farming. She and Wilbert loved traveling, and they took many fishing trips and bus trips, seeing every state except Hawaii. Lillian loved showing their pictures and sharing their travel adventures with family and friends. She was a wonderful storyteller and had a wonderful way with children.
All the nieces and nephews have very fond memories of Aunt Lillian; she always made each one feel special.
Lillian is survived by many nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her parents, husband Wilbert, infant son Dean Wilbert, brothers: Gerhardt, Hartman, Delbert, Rober, and Eugene Meyer and sisters: Dorothy Tonak and Lenora Schleusner.