Mass of Christian Burial celebrating the life of Alvin “Al” E. Scholz, 84, of Upsala, formerly of St. Francis will be at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, March 11, 2015 at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in St. Francis. Father John Odero and Father David Grundman will concelebrate and burial will be the parish cemetery. Al passed away at the St. Cloud Hospital on Wednesday morning, March 4, 2015. There will be a visitation from 4:00-8:00 PM on Tuesday, March 10, 2015 at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church of St. Francis and again after 10:00 AM until the time of the service Wednesday at the church. Catholic United Financial Men’s group will pray the rosary at 6:15 PM followed by Parish Prayers at 7:00 PM Tuesday evening. Arrangements are being made with Miller-Carlin Funeral Home of Upsala.
Alvin was born on June 12, 1930 to Joseph and Mathilda (Verkennes) Scholz in St. Francis. He grew up and attended school in Upsala. Al was a member of St. Francis of Assisi. He was a lifelong St. Francis resident where he worked the family farm. He was also employed as a truck driver for Golden Plump-the former Jack Frost Company.
Al is survived by his two sons Bob (Margie) Scholz, Upsala; Bill (Julie) Scholz, Upsala; two grandchildren Tonie Rose Scholz and Lance Scholz; several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
He is preceded in death by his parents, four brothers Fr. LeRoy, Ervin, Jerome, and infant brother Walter; 5 sisters Mildred, Sabella, Eleanor, Erma, and Leona.
Schedule and Information
There will be a visitation from 4:00-8:00 PM on Tuesday, March 10, 2015and again after 10:00 AM until the time of the service Wednesday. Parish prayers will be at 7:00 PM Tuesday evening.
St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in St. Francis