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Osland(Schmidtke), Robin B. age 62, passed away peacefully on October 13, 2017 at Sanford University Medical Center in Sioux Fall, SD. Robin was born on January 6, 1955 in Tyler, MN, to Howard and Audrey Schmidtke. She grew up in Lake Benton and St. James, MN and graduated from St. James High School in 1973. She received a Bachelor's, Master's, and Specialist Degree in Education Administration from Mankato State University. She was employed as a principal, librarian, and teacher. Robin also loved spending time raising Golden Retrievers.
Robin is survived by her two sons and two grandchildren: Charles (Sabrina) and son, Ethan of Chaska, MN and Paul (Brita) and daughter, Harriet of Minnetonka, MN; her parents: Howard and Audrey Schmidtke of St. James, MN; her nine siblings: Connie (Gary) Ploeger, Kathy Schmidtke, Laurie Green, Pat (Stan) Finnestad, Claudia (Doug) Nelson, Marsha (Larry) Schultz, Todd (Denise) Schmidtke, Paul (Angila) Schmidtke, and Jamie Schmidtke. She was also survived by numerous nieces and nephews and great-nieces and nephews.
The funeral service will be held on Friday, October 20, 2017 at 3 p.m. at the St. James Catholic Church, 707 South 4th St, St. James, MN. A visitation will be held prior to the service at 1:30 p.m
Published on October 17, 2017
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