Theresa Rose (Hoen) Feist, age 38, of Cologne, died Sunday, Jan. 27, 2008, at the Ridgeview Medical Center in Waconia.
She was born March 11, 1969, in Waconia, the daughter of Leonard R. and Rose E. (Schmieg) Hoen Jr. Theresa was baptized and confirmed at St. Bernard’s Catholic Church in Cologne.
Theresa was united in marriage to Darin J. Feist June 1, 1996, at St. Bernard’s Catholic Church in Cologne, by Father Gerald Keefe.
Theresa loved her husband, children, and family. She was a true farm girl, and enjoyed showing calves, judging animals at the county fair, and promoting the dairy industry and her and her family’s involvement with 4-H. She was a very creative person, taking part in many different crafts, gardening, tending flowers, and decorating cakes. Her favorite place to vacation was the Boundary Water Canoe Area.
Theresa was a life-long member at St. Bernard’s Catholic Church in Cologne.
She was preceded death by her infant twin brothers; uncles Martin Quinn and William Caturia; and grandparents, Leonard and Lorraine Hoen Sr., and John and Gertrude Schmieg.
Theresa is survived by her loving family: husband Darin; children April, Kendall, Greta, and Holly; parents Leonard and Rose Hoen Jr. of Cologne; brothers Tom Hoen and fiancée Nikki Boehm of Cologne, John Hoen and special friend Kelly Vander Leest, Steve (Michelle) Hoen, Mike Hoen and fiancée Michelle DeGolier, and Matt Hoen, all of Norwood Young America; father-in-law and mother-in-law Robert and Bernice Feist of Sioux Falls, S.D.; and sister-in-law and brothers-in-law Barbie and Lyndon Hofer of Bridgewater, S.D., and Duane Feist of Eden Prairie.
She is further survived by nieces and nephews Amanda and Rodney, Ashton, Ellie, Noah, Jared, Anna, Rachel, Kaylee and Jacob; aunts and uncles Richard and Mary Schmieg of Chaska, Marilyn Caturia of St. Paul Park, Joanne and Joe Rademacher of Mayer, Daniel Hoen and fiancée Juliene Klaustermeier of Cologne, Connie and John Foley of Green Isle, Patricia Quinn, Roger and Carol Hoen, all of Cologne, Janice and Dennis Konerza of Silver Lake, and Richard and Kim Hoen of Cologne; and many other relatives and friends.
Mass of Christian Burial was Friday, Feb. 1 at 11 a.m. at St. Bernard’s Catholic Church in Cologne with Father Martin Shallbetter as celebrant of the Mass.
Visitation was Thursday, Jan. 31, from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Johnson Funeral Home in Waconia, with vigil prayers at 7 p.m., and continued Friday, one hour prior to the Mass at the church.
Casket bearers were Tom Hoen, John Hoen, Steve Hoen, Mike Hoen, Matt Hoen, and Duane Feist.
Arrangements were with the Johnson Funeral Home of Waconia.