Viola K. Braegelmann, age 81, of Delano, went to be with her Lord and Savior Monday, April 11, 2016.
Viola was born Aug. 27, 1934 in Blue Earth, to Ben and Evelyn (Zutz) Donnay.
Viola was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother.
She was a 4-H leader for many years, an active member of St. Peter Catholic Church, and a member of the Homewreckers Club.
Viola enjoyed listening and dancing to old-time music. She loved to garden, cook, socialize, play cards, and don’t forget the chocolate ice cream.
Viola was preceded in death by her parents; son, Jerry, 2; infant siblings; and brother-in-law Pete Bautch.
She is survived by her husband of 63 years, Fritz; children, Judy (Mike) White, Joan (Marty) Nimerfroh, Jim (Mary Jo) Braegelmann, John Braegelamnn, Jay (Clari) Braegelmann, Joe (Vicki) Braegelmann and Janice (Jeff) Schweiss; 18 granchildren, Jamie (Paul) McCullough, Jodi White, Justin Mielke, Erin (Nick) Czech, Kerri (Nathan) Metz, Jordan Braegelmann, Krista Braegelmann, Jessica (Paul) Muckenhirn, Jacqueline Braegelmann, Jake Braegelmann, Mandi (Jeff) Brown, Alex (Brian) Juhnke, Abbi Braegelmann (fiancé Mitch Kelzer), Jesse Braegelmann, Jacob Schweiss, Jack Schweiss, Josh Schweiss, Jared Schweiss; 11 great-grandchildren, Madelyn Czech, Claire Czech, Lily Czech, Ayden Metz, Colynn Matti, Lucy Matti, Natalie McCullough, Everett Brown, Ella Brown, William Ferguson, Gretchen Juhnke; siblings, Roland (Rita) Donnay, Audrey (Jim) Hennen, and Ivone Bautch.
Mass of Christian Burial will be Tuesday, April 19 at 11 a.m. at St. Peter Catholic Church in Delano.
Visitation will be Monday, April 18 from 4 to 8 p.m., with 3:30 p.m. Rosary, and 7:30 p.m. prayer service; and continued Tuesday, April 19 from 10 to 11 a.m. prior to Mass, all at Martha’s Hall of St. Peter Catholic Church.
Arrangements were by the Iten Funeral Home in Delano.