Matilda Ann Weymann
NEW ULM – Matilda Ann Weymann, 100, of New Ulm, died Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013 at the Divine Providence Community Home in Sleepy Eye.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in New Ulm with Monsignor Douglas Grams celebrating the Mass. Burial will follow in the New Ulm Catholic Cemetery in New Ulm.
Visitation will be 4-6 p.m. Friday and 7:30-10 a.m. Saturday at the Minnesota Valley Funeral Home SOUTH CHAPEL in New Ulm. To leave an online condolence or to sign the guest book for her family go to: www.mvfh.org.
Matilda is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Rita and Kevern Iverson of New Ulm; grandsons, Travis and Nathan Iverson of New Ulm; sister, Marie Schimschock of New Ulm; brother, Frank Saffert of New Ulm; and many nieces; and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Richard Weymann on January 20, 1995; sisters, Amelia Weymann, Meta Kamm, Louise Gulden, Betty Schaefer; brothers, Roman, Albin, and Ambrose Saffert; brothers and sister-in-laws, Harry Weymann, Carl Kamm, Salone Saffert, Ray Schimschock, Leo Reinhart, Henry Schaefer, Hildegard Saffert and Adeline Saffert.
Matilda Ann Saffert was born on Nov. 7, 1912 in Lafayette Township, Nicollet County, to Frank and Elizabeth (Hoffmann) Saffert. She attended rural school in Cottonwood and St. Mary’s Catholic School in New Ulm. On Nov. 25, 1939 she was united in marriage to Richard Weymann at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in New Ulm. After marriage, she was employed at New Ulm Laundry and Dry Cleaning. Matilda enjoyed cooking and baking for her family, reading books, and doing embroidery and cross stitching in her spare time. She was a member of C.C.W. in New Ulm, the Christian Mothers Society, St. Elizabeth’s Catholic United, and St. Mary’s Catholic Church.