Leona Mary Schrempp

Mass of Christian Burial for Leona Mary Schrempp, age 81 of Glencoe, was Tuesday, July 25, 2000, 10:30 a.m., at the Church of St. Pius X in Glencoe. Leona died Saturday, July 22, 2000.

The Rev. Eugene Lozinski officiated at the Mass. Marie Eischens was the organist and song leader was Shari Templin. Soloist Lawrence Biermann sang "How Great Thou Art." Congregational hymns were "Old Rugged Cross," "Be Not Afraid," "Here I Am, Lord," "Come To Her Aid," and "Holy God, We Praise Thy Name."

Serving as casket bearers were Richard Schrempp, William Hummel, Robert Hummel, Jamey Rosenau, Wade Mathwig, William Ahlbrecht, Jenny Schrempp, and Rebecca Schrempp. Leona's grandchildren were honorary casket bearers.

Visitation, parish prayer service, and Council of Catholic Women rosary took place Monday at the Johnson-McBride Funeral Chapel, Glencoe. Interment was in the Glencoe Catholic Cemetery.

Leona was born the daughter of Joe and Rosina (Heigl) Thiemann Aug. 25, 1918 in Victor Township of Wright County, Minn. She received the sacraments of baptism and confirmation at the Church of the Holy Trinity, Winsted, and attended Holy Trinity Catholic School.

On Oct. 29, 1949, she was united in marriage to Rudolph T. Schrempp at Holy Trinity.

Leona worked at Gedney, Green Giant, and at Telex.

She was a past member of the VFW auxiliary, and the Council of Catholic Women.

Leona enjoyed embroidery, cooking, baking, and canning. She also liked gardening and listening to old time music.

She especially enjoyed the holidays, when her family would all get together. Her children will remember her for her sense of humor.

At the time of her death, Leona had reached the age of 81 years, 10 months, and 27 days.

She is survived by her children: Ron Schrempp (wife, Linda) of Glencoe; Phyllis Hummel (husband, John) of Lester Prairie; Barbara Campbell (husband, Greg) of Glencoe; Ken Schrempp (wife, Kathy) of Norwood Young America; and Joe Schrempp (wife, Jody) of Glencoe; her grandchildren: Richard Schrempp (fiancee, Michelle Hantge), Rhonda Schrempp (fiance, Tony Witte), Rebecca Schrempp, William Hummel (wife, Theresa), Michelle Ahlbrecht (husband, William), Robert Hummel (wife, Tara), Sheila Campbell, Amy Campbell (friend, Wade Mathwig), Laurie Campbell, Lisa Rosenau (husband, Jamey), Jenny Schrempp, Ryan Schrempp, Tyler Schrempp, Rachel Schrempp, and Stephanie Schrempp.

She is further survived by great-grandchildren: Collin Hummel, Savannah Hummel, Michael Ahlbrecht, Renee Ahlbrecht, Brent Alsleben, Stacia Alsleben, Adryan Riesgraf, and Draven Hummel; a sister, Clara Kegler of St. Paul; in-laws, Gerald and Delores Schrempp of Victoria, Juliana and Lawrence Simons of Waconia, Marcella Notermann of Shakopee, and Evelyn Schrempp of Shakopee; as well as many other relatives and friends.

Leona was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, a sister, Lena Wirtz; and brothers, Ben, Carl, Henry, and Louis.

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