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Theresa M. Reus

Theresa M. Reus, age 86, of Victoria, passed away Sunday May 27, 2007 at her home in Victoria.  

Theresa was born November 18, 1920 in Minnetrista, the daughter of John and Cecelia (Ditsch) Heitz. Theresa was baptized and confirmed at St. Boniface Catholic Church in St. Bonifacius. Theresa was united in marriage to Francis J. ReusJuly 6th, 1949. Theresa was a loving wife, mom, grandma and great-grandma. She loved being with her family and really enjoyed her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She loved her church and was a member of St. Victoria Catholic Aid society. She enjoyed vacationing, fishing, sewing, doing puzzles, and visiting.

Theresa was preceded in death by her husband Francis Reus; parents John and Cecelia Heitz; sisters Olivia Ess, and Cecelia Ebert; brothers Clemence, John, Paul, Herbert, Elmer and Alfred Heitz.

Theresa is survived by her loving family: son and daughter-in-law Steve and Cristie Reus of St. Bonifacius; daughter LuAnn Wood of Lakeville; grandchildren Mark and Elizabeth Reus, Amy Reus, Lisa and Aaron Parendo, Chris and Michelle Wood, Alisandra Wood, DameAnn and Hugo Hecht, and Jared Wood; great-grandchildren Collin, Whitney, Claire, Calvin, Mariah, Cassandra, Theresa, Shelbi, Seth, and Ethan; brother and sister-in-law Art and Ceil Heitz of Maple Plain; sisters Leona Schmidt of Prior Lake, Flora Stein of Mound, and Nora Theis of Prior Lake; sisters-in-law Marie Heitz of Maple Plain, and Rosemary Timmers of Victoria; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.  

Mass of Christian Burial took place Friday June 1, 2007 10:30 a.m. at St. Victoria Catholic Church in Victoria, with Father Bob White as Celebrant of the Mass.

Final resting place was at St. Victoria Catholic Cemetery.

Casket bearers were grandchildren. Honorary casket bearers were great-grandchildren.

Arrangements were with the Johnson Funeral Home of Waconia.

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