Obituary of Ada Schwenke Logan, 1934-2019

Schuller Family Funeral Home Obituary for Ada Logan

The funeral service for Ada Logan of Crosslake, and formerly of Wadena, will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, January 3, 2020, at the St. John Lutheran Church in Wadena, with Pastor Stephen Meltzer officiating. Friends may call at the church on Friday one hour prior to the service.

Ada Mae Logan, age 85, of Crosslake, MN formerly of Wadena, MN died peacefully at home, Monday, December 23, 2019 surrounded by family.

Ada was born February 22, 1934 to the late Arthur Schwenke and Emelia Zwar Schwenke in Owatonna, MN. Ada met the love of her life, James “Jim” Logan and they married on October 5, 1950.

In the early 1960’s they owned and operated two motels; first in Algona, Iowa, then in Wadena, MN.

After selling the motel, Ada worked as a bookkeeper for Wadena Implement, and then started her own business out of her home. Once retired, she enjoyed reading, bird watching and solving puzzles on Wheel of Fortune.

Ada is preceded in death by her husband Jim; daughter Deborah Youngbauer; granddaughter Melissa Bible; and all her sisters and brothers.

She will be deeply missed by her children Mark (Laura) Logan of Crosslake, MN, Sarah (John) Bible of Statesville, NC; grandchildren Matthew Logan, Julie Youngbauer Peterson, Amy Whitcomb, Danielle Keller, Laura Bible Crowther, Samantha Bible; and 10 great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Tyson Bostick, Callan Logan, Matthew Logan, Danielle Keller, John Bible, and Ben Whitcomb. Burial will be in Wadena Cemetery, Wadena, MN.

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