Helen Josephine Schuld

January 24, 1924 ~ August 19, 2023 (age 99) 99 Years Old

Helen Schuld Obituary

Helen Josephine Buysman Schuld was born January 24, 1924 to Frank and Hattie Pool Reinsma. She was adopted by Garrett (Gerrit) and Josie Pool Buysman and raised in the Chandler area. She went to country school (District 60) for eight years. On November 6, 1942, she married Nick Schuld in the church parsonage. To this union seven children were born.

Nick and Helen were engaged in farming for 20 years. Helen also worked for Campbell Soup, Feckers, and  21 years at the Edgerton Bakery. During that time she also did a lot of quilting and gardening and enjoyed card games with friends. 

She was an active member of the First Reformed Church in Edgerton all her life. Helen became a resident at Edgebrook Independent apartments in 2009, She stayed in her apartment for 14 years before going to the Edgebrook Care Center in June of this year.  She passed away at Edgebrook Care Center on Saturday, August 19, 2023 at the age of 99 years.

Helen is survived by children Dorland (Shirley) Schuld of Sioux Falls, S.D., Rodney (Jane) Schuld of Bloomington, MN, Edward Schuld of Sioux Falls, SD, Carmen Schuld of Round Lake, MN., and Deb Carlson of Omaha NE; 12 grandchildren; 18 great grandchildren; and 17 great-great grandchildren. 

Helen was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Nick, daughters: Julie Gray and Sharon Johnson; sons-in-law: Sidney Van Zanten, Bill Gray, John Johnson, and Kent Carlson; grandsons: Ronald Schuld and baby boy Sandhurst; and brothers: Howard (Connie) Buysman, William (Ethel) Buysman, and Gilbert (Ruth) Buysman; sisters: Frances (Leo) Kepler and Henrietta “Harriet” (Gay) Krull; brother Don (Mary) Reinsma; half-brothers Arthur “Art” (Janet) Reinsma and Harold (Julia) Reinsma.



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August 24, 2023

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
First Reformed Church

Edgerton, MN

Funeral Service
August 25, 2023

10:30 AM
First Reformed Church

Edgerton, MN


First Reformed Church
731 2nd Ave W PO Box 278, Edgerton MN 56128
Tel: 1-507-442-6471


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