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PAGE 4 ]anuar{ 14, 2016 ...................... i=ilii="" I " rles Marjorie Greeley, 93 Marjorie Greeley of Sartell, for- merly of Kimball, died Saturday, Jan. 9, 2016, at St. Cloud Hospital. She was 93. Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, lan. 16, at the Kimball Church of Christ. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will take place in the spring at Maine Prairie Cemetery. Marjorie lean Greeley was born March 20, 1922, in Durand, Wis., to Robert and Lucia (Fear) Goodrich. She graduated from Durand High School with the class of 1940, and she continued her education at Stout Institute in Menomonie, Wis., graduating with the class of 1944. Sept. 1, 1945, Marj was united in marriage to Alton Greeley in Alexandria, Minn.; their 47-year union was blessed with three children. They worked side- by-side on their farm in Maine Prairie Township. Mrs. Greeley also worked at Kimball Schools as a Home Economics teacher. She was an active member of Kimball United Methodist Church where she led youth groups, taught reli- gious release classes and Vacation Bible School, was a circle member, and served as the church organ- ist for 35 years. Marj also was the organist and pianist for the Eastern Star and Royal Neighbors. She enjoyed league bowling, knit- ting for the entire family, sew- ing, gardening, and playing cards, board games and puzzles. She was an excellent cook and baker. Marj truly loved the time she spent with her family. Marj was preceded in death by her parents; husband Alton "Stretch" Greeley; brother Bob Goodrich; grandson Jeffrey Greeley; and parents-in-law Bill and Hilma Greeley. She is survived by her chil- dren Mary (and Greg) Bartz of Sleepy Eye, lo (and Dennis) Loewen of Kimball, and Bob (and Geri) Greeley of Shakopee; five grandchildrenEric (and Amanda) Loewen, Erin (and Austin) Gutwasser,Cole (and Kate) Loewen, Mike (and Lauren) Greeley, and Andy Greeley; and seven great-grandchildren: Olivia and Beau Loewen, Isaac, Ezra and Elsie Gutwasser, Lucas Greeley, and Walter Loewen. Urnhearers will be Marjorie's grandchildren, lamie Miller and the Richard Eckman family will provide the music for the service. In lieu of flowers, memori- als are preferred to the Kimball Senior Scholarship Fund at the high school. Arrangements were entrusted to Dingmann Funeral Care Burial & Cremation Services of Kimball. Sister Theodora (Pheodora) (Agnes Catherine) ................. ............... Thanks for response to barn fire We would like to thank the We are so thankful to live EdenValleyFire&Rescue, Watkins in such a caring and generous Fire, and Litchfield Fire, for their community. response to our barn fire. Thanks again, Thanks to our family, friends The Ruhland's and neighbors for all their support Mark & Linda with the clean up, cards, meals Jim & Linda that were brought in, and all the and Steve prayers that were said. Thanks from family of Ralph Meierhofer Thank you for all your prayers, We will love and miss him cards, memorials, "and concerns always. for our brother Ralph Meierhofer Juanita & DonArens during his illness and after his Elaine & Dave Leither death. Row & Diane Meierhofer His wit and funny personality ]oAnn & Rog Weeres will be greatly missed by all those Arliss & Rich Stenger who knew him. Nelson, 95 Sr Theodora Nelson Wis She entered St Benedict's 40 years There, she also helped ,,h tti .rab..e "" nn ,uvver at died Monday, ]an. 4, 2016, at Monastery Aug. 26, 1940, was in the school lunchroom, school Annstolic Lutheran Church st. Scholastica Convent in received into the novitiate July 2, library and made many beau- == st Cloud Shewas95 1941, made first monastic profes- tiful quilts and craft items for Jan. 29 The Eucharist of Christiansion Dec. 8, 1942, and final monas- Monastic Enterprises. She retired Burialwascelebratedatl0:30a.m. tic profession luly11,1946, toSt. Scholastica Convent in 2013, The eighth annual Spaghetti Alfredo sauce. Also offered is Friday, ]an. 8, at the Sacred Heart She received her high school where she undertook a ministry of Supper at Kingston Apostolic salad, garlic bread and hot fudge Chapel, St. Benedict's Monastery equivalency from Cathedralprayer fortheprioress, monastery Lutheran Church is 5-7 p.m. sundae for donations to the in St. Joseph. Friends called at High School/St. Cloud Learning leadership andforvocations. Friday, Jan. 29. church. Proceeds will benefit the St. Scholastica Convent fromCenter. She served the commu- Sr. Theodora was preceded in The spaghetti pasta bar offers building fund. 1-6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 7, and for nity for many years as a cook death by two brothers, James and the choice of spaghetti sauce or a Vigil Prayer Service at 7 p.m. at and homemaker. Her minis- Robert, and by three sisters, Irene St. Benedict's Monastery. try included serving as house- Ottum, Rosemary Schreiner and Holy Cross Chili & Soup Visitation continued at 9 a.m. until keeper at Richland Center, Wis., Dorothy Schmit. the time of the funeral. Burial was and at 378 Summit Ave. in St. Paul, In additin t the sisters in Cook-Off Feb 6 in the monastery cemetery. Minn., as cook at St. Bernard's in her Benedictine community, * Sr. Theodora (Pheodora) (Agnes St. Paul, and at Redlake, Bluffton, Sr. Theodora is survived by a Holy Cross Catholic School is will be games and other refresh- Catherine) Nelson was born Humaqao in Puerto Rico, Little brother, John, of Eau Claire, Wis. hosting its annual Chili & Soup ments available. To enter the con- Sept. 30, 1920, to Walter and Flower Mission in Onamia, Please direct memorial gifts Cook-Off from 5-8 p.m. Saturday, test, or for more information, Katherine (Reidinger) Nelson Minn., and at Cathedral High to the Sisters of the Order of Feb. 6, at the school. Prizes for contact (320) 398-7885, or info@ in New Richmond, Wis. Agnes School Convent, St. Cloud. In St. Benedict Retirement Fund. bestchili, soup and best decorated Catherine attended McKinley Luxemburg, Minn., she served as booth awarded at 8 p.m. There Public School in Eau Claire, cook and homemaker for nearly James Webster, 77 James Webster died Tuesday, discharged in1962. James was preceded in death Areyou stressed? Jan 5, 2016, at his Watkins home. Dec. 30, 1965, Jameswas united by his parents James and Irene He was77, in marriage to Joyce Hagemeister Webster; granddaughter Ashley Meditation ean ghange your life! and all who find it difficult to A memorial graveside ser- at St. Stephen Catholic Church Webster; and sister Joan Roloff. Learn ways to manage the establish balance in their every- vice will be held at the in Minneapolis. They resided in He is survived by his wife loyce demands and stress you face in life daylifestyles. Ft. Snelling National Cemetery in Minneapolis and Miami, Fla.,Webster of Watkins; children and and how to live life with increased For more information or to reg- Minneapolis. Day and time to be where James was employed as their spouses Kathleen (and Alan) contentment by participating in ister, call Patsy Murphy at (320) determined, a mechanical draftsman. TheyTheesfeld of Spirit Lake, Iowa, an eight-weekMindfulness-Based 290-2155, or email patsymurphy@ James W. Webster was born moved to Watkins about 28 years James (and Rebecca) Webster of Stress Reduction course March 23, 1938, in South St. Paul, ago. Watkins; grandchildren James, 6-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Jan. 26 to Minn., to James M. and Irene James was a member of the Darian, and Savannah Webster, March 15, in the Meditation Prayer (McCloskey) Webster. He grew up American Legion. His hobbiesBraden, Ariana and Nolan Room at CentraCare Health Plaza. inSouthSt. Paul and graduatedincluded playing guitar, draw-Theesfeld. There will be an all-day retreat : : from Central High School. He then ing, gardening and macram6. HeArrangements are with the Ertl from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, served in the United States Navy was also an avid Harley Davidson Funeral Home of Watkins. March 5. as a radar technician and was motorcycle enthusiast. This clinically proven program is designed fr and can be esPy-I C/ LU$! 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