NEW ULM – Marcella Wieland, 92, of New Ulm, was called to eternal rest on Saturday, April 26, 2014 at the Sleepy Eye Care Center in Sleepy Eye.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 2 p.m., Friday, May 2, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in New Ulm with Monsignor Douglas Grams celebrating the Mass. Burial will follow in the New Ulm City Cemetery.
Visitation to celebrate her journey home to her Heavenly Father and husband, Tony, will be one hour prior to the time of service at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in New Ulm.
To leave an online condolence or to sign the guest book for her family go to www.mvfh.org.
Left to cherish her memory are her son, Jerry Wieland of New Ulm; daughters, Diane (Allen) Kantack of Mankato, Carol Spencer (Garry Martin & family) of Blue Earth; grandchildren, Matt (Kari) Kantack of North Mankato, Kari Spencer (friend, John Lindbloom) of Crystal, Angie (Jon) Graff of Northfield, Amber Spencer of Burnsville; great-granddaughters, Allison and Courtney Graff of Northfield, Delaney Kantack of North Mankato; brother, Roland (Elaine) Schmidt of Rochester; and many nieces, nephews, and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Wilbert “Tony” Wieland on January 28, 1995; seven brothers; and three sisters.
Marcella Ann Schmidt was born on August 6, 1921 in New Ulm, the 11th of 12 children, to Joseph and Clara (Neidecker) Schmidt. On April 16, 1942, Marcella was united in marriage to Wilbert “Tony” Wieland at St. Mary’s Parish Home in New Ulm. Marcella was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She spent her life as a hardworking, humble, generous, and caring woman to all, continuously taking the initiative in hand and heart helping others. She was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in New Ulm.
Our heart overflows with the kindness and love displayed to our mother from the staff at the Sleepy Eye Care Center, the Sleepy Eye Medical Center, and the New Ulm Hospice. Forever grateful.
Memorials are preferred to the donors choice.