Robert Schnurstein

65

Worthington, Minnesota

December 2, 2021

Robert John Schnurstein, 65, of Worthington, Minnesota, died Thursday, Dec. 2, 2021, at Sunset Hospice Cottage in Worthington. 

Memorial service was Sunday, Dec. 5, at Dingmann, Funeral Home, Worthington, with private family burial at a later date.

Robert was born March 14, 1956, in Melrose Park, Illinois, to Victor and Kathleen (Adair) Schnurstein. As a young boy, the family moved to George, Iowa. He graduated from George High School and later, NITC in Sheldon, Iowa.

In September 1979, he married Marlene Wurpts. The couple later divorced.

On Nov. 6, 2004, he married Renee Janssen. They lived in Worthington. He worked as a welder at Ag Co. in Jackson, Minnesota, produced live bands and worked as a DJ. 

Survivors include his wife; three siblings, Mike (Susie) Schnurstein of Aurora, Colorado, Kathy Graack of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, and Geff Dochnahl of George; two children, Amanda Schnurstein of Kanaranzi, Minnesota, and Aaron (Kelly) Schnurstein of Bellevue, Nebraska; five grandchildren; two stepchildren, Jason Appel of Fulda, Minnesota, and Lindsay Appel of Hills, Minnesota, and five stepgrandchildren. 

He was preceded in death by his parents and a stepson, Michael Appel.

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