Catherine Marie (Rogers) Lachermeier, formerly of Waverly, died Sunday Nov. 4, 2007.
She was born Oct. 8, 1914, the oldest daughter of Joseph and Catherine Rogers.
Catherine grew up in Watertown, and was married to Joseph Lachermeier. The couple shared 63 years of marriage.
Catherine and Joseph ran a dairy farm east of Waverly for over 50 years. Together, they raised five children.
A devout Catholic, Catherine was a faithful member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Waverly.
She was a loving wife and grandmother, and was known for her commitment to her family, her hard work ethic, her perfect garden, and her wonderful cooking. Catherine was an inspiration to her family and will be dearly missed.
She is survived by her brother, John Rogers of Litchfield; her children, Joseph (Dolly) Lachermeier of Thornton, Colo.; Ron (Bernie) Lachermeier of Buffalo, Darrell (Glady) Lachermeier of Howard Lake, Joni (Dale ) Ingersoll of Montrose, and Jim (Jeanette) Lachermeier of St. Cloud; 21 grandchildren; 47 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandson.
Catherine is further survived by her in-laws: Joyce Anderson of Bloomington, Ben and Sally Lachermeier; Butch and Elmerine Lachermeier, and Alice, Florentine, and Daisy Lachermeier, all of Winsted.
In addition to her husband, Joe, she was preceded in death by her parents; brothers Joseph and Thomas; sister Josephine, sisters-in law Pauline Rogers, Margaret Rogers, Magdeline Hertzog, Annie Boyle, and Isabel Lachermeier; and brothers-in-law Leo, Tony, Allie, Paulie, and Leonard Lachermeier, Jack Boyle, and Lenus Hertzog; and other cherished friends and family members.
Mass of Christian Burial took place Saturday, Nov. 10 at 10:30 a.m. at the Church of St. Mary in Waverly with the Rev. Timothy Cloutier officiating. Interment followed at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Waverly.
Visitation was Friday, Nov. 9 from 4 to 8 p.m. at St. Mary’s Parish Center in Waverly. The eulogy was read at 7:15 p.m., followed by the rosary prayer session. Visitation continued Saturday from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the church.
Arrangements were by the Iten Funeral Home in Delano.