Sophie M. Wosmek

Sophie M. Wosmek, age 92 of Winsted, Minn., died Sunday, April 5, 1998 at St. Mary's Care Center in Winsted.

She was born in Winsted Township, McLeod County, on Nov. 4, 1905, the daughter of August and Mathilda Czycalla Quast.

On April 20, 1925, Sophie Quast was joined in holy marriage to Henry G. Wosmek in St. Paul, Minn. God blessed their marriage with three children: Audrey, Gerald, and Gloria.

Following their marriage, the couple lived in St. Paul. Eventually, they returned to McLeod County and farmed near Silver Lake for nearly 20 years.

In 1945, Sophie and Henry Wosmek moved into the city of Winsted. Henry Wosmek preceded his wife in death in 1975.

Sophie Wosmek was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted and also belonged to the St. Anne Society.

She is survived by children: Audrey (Calvin) Miller of Hutchinson, Gerald Wosmek of Minneapolis, and Gloria (John) Baird of Winsted; grandchildren: Janice Benton, Jeanette Martini; Lori Wosmek, Todd Wosmek, Mark Wosmek, Kelli Spah, Jean Carlson, Mary Fiecke, Ann Stewart, David Baird, Kristi Baird, Mike Baird, and Ryan Baird.

She is further survived by 19 great grandchildren, many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents, a daughter-in-law, Marlene Wosmek; and by 10 brothers and sisters.

A Mass of Christian Burial for Sophie Wosmek was held on Wednesday, April 8 at 10 a.m. at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted. Father Robert J. Wyffels was the Celebrant and interment followed at Holy Trinity Cemetery.

Friends called at the Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted on Tuesday, April 7 from 4 - 9 p.m. A St. Anne Society Rosary was recited on Tuesday afternoon at 4:30 p.m. A parish prayer service was held Tuesday evening at 8 p.m.

David and Michael Baird, Mark and Todd Wosmek, James Benton, and Robert Martini served as the casket bearers.

The Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted served the family.

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