— Gene D. Studer
Gene D. Studer, age 70 of LeSueur died on Friday, April 4, 2014 at Mayo Health System Mankato. Memorial Services will be held on Monday, April 7, 2014 at 11 a.m. at the United Methodist Church in LeSueur. Visitation is from 8:30 a.m. until the time of service at the church on Monday. Interment will be at a later date.
Gene was born July 2, 1943 in St. Peter, Minnesota to Ralph and Ellen (Rodgers) Studer. He graduated from LeSueur High School in 1961. Gene served in the U. S. Army from 1961 until 1964 and was stationed in Germany. He worked for the Green Giant Company in the canning department until it closed. Gene was an avid fisherman and hunter and helped start the LeSueur Youth Wrestling program. He married Mary O'Malley and just celebrated 48 years of marriage.
He is survived by his wife, Mary and their 3 children; Peggy (Mohammed) El-Haidari of North Mankato, Scott (Trisha) Studer of Eyota, Minnesota and Stephanie Uballe of LeSueur. 9 Grandchildren; Mazen, Nadia and Ali El-Haidari, Garrett, Mallory and Jack T. Studer, Alexis Ewanga, Isabel and Madison Uballe. Brother, Jerry (Donna) Studer of Florence, AZ; Sisters, Coral Schmidt of LeSueur and Sallie Rodriguez of St. Peter as well as several nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents, Ralph and Ellen Studer.