Adeline Schubbe

Adeline Schubbe


Adeline Schubbe, age 89, of Springfield died on October 31, 2022, at St. John Lutheran Home in Springfield, MN. 

The family will be celebrating her life with a memorial service at a later date. Inurnment will be held at Fort Snelling National Cemetery. 

Arrangements are with the Sturm Funeral Home in Springfield, MN. Online condolences may be left for the family at

Adeline Gertrude Schubbe passed away peacefully in her sleep on October 31, 2022. She had been a resident of St. John Circle of Care in Springfield for several years following a stroke in 2018. 

Adeline Gertrude Stage was born on June 22,1933, to Louis Ferdinand and Laura Eleanor (Dehne) Stage on a farm near the little town of Cobden, MN. She spent her early years on the farm with her parents, brothers, and sisters, and enjoyed her childhood friends from country school. As a teen her family moved to Springfield, MN where she attended and graduated from Springfield High School. 

On December 23,1950, Adeline married James Harold Jenzen. They raised their three children and enjoyed making many friends in the community of Springfield. Adeline continued her education by earning her LPN license and worked at the Springfield Community Hospital for many years. 

On January 31,1975, Adeline married Elwin Schubbe and moved to Revere, MN. The couple then moved to Mitchell, SD for several years and then moved to Pine City, MN. Adeline worked at nursing homes in both Mitchell and Pine City as well as taking care of her mother Laura during those years. In 2001 Al and Adeline moved back to Springfield to be near family and friends. Al and Addy were active members of St. Paul Lutheran Church. They enjoyed traveling, spending time with their brothers and sisters, hosting family reunions, dancing, and were always ready for a game of cards. 

Adeline is survived by her two daughters Jane Altenhofen and Debra Salonek and daughter-in-law Barbara Jenzen. She loved her grandchildren Nathan Altenhofen, Tianna Salonek, Drake (Mel Krueger) Jenzen and Zachary (Cecily) Salonek. She was thrilled to have spent time with her great grandchildren Christian Altenhofen, Braiden Davis, and Taylor Salonek. She also is remembered as Aunt Addy by many loved nieces and nephews and sister-in-law Audrey Stage. 

Adeline was preceded in death by her husband Elwin, parents Louis Stage and Laura Dehne Stage Suess, her son Kerry Jenzen, sons-in-law John Altenhofen and Todd Salonek, her brothers Arnold Stage and Gordon Stage, her sisters Dorothy Stage and Oletta Mohler, sister-in-law Pat Stage and brother-in-law Walter Mohler, and stepfather Fred Suess.

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