Angeline C. “Angie” Mader, age 91, of St. Bonifacius, passed away Sunday, July 23, 2017, at Auburn Meadows in Waconia.
A Mass of Christian Burial will take place Saturday, July 29 at 11 a.m. at St. Boniface Catholic Church (4025 Main Street), St. Bonifacius, with Father Timothy Sandquist, Father Stan Mader, and Father Joseph-Quoc T. Vuong as celebrants of the Mass. Interment will be in the St. Boniface Catholic Cemetery in St. Bonifacius.
There will be visitation Friday, July 28 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the church, continuing Saturday one hour prior to the Mass.
Casket bearers are John Mader, Jeff Mader, Craig Taylor, Jason Mader, Aaron Lynch, Adam Guetzkow, Joe Reinert and Zachary Sandquist.
Arrangements are with the Johnson Funeral Home in Waconia; www.johnsonfh.com.
Angeline was born March 5, 1926, in St. Bonifacius, the daughter of Anton and Rosa (Salden) Bauer. She was baptized as an infant at the St. Boniface Catholic Church., and attended the St. Boniface Catholic School.
Angie was united in marriage with Paul P. Mader Feb. 19, 1946, at St. Boniface Catholic Church.
Angie was proud to be able to say she was a lifelong member of the St. Boniface Catholic Church. She was active in the church’s Altar Society, and Catholic Aid Association, and volunteered whenever asked.
She was also a member of the American Legion Auxiliary, where she was a past officer; and volunteered as a 4-H leader for many years.
Angie enjoyed gardening, embroidery, cross stitch, and anything that was crafty. She was a devoted farm wife, working alongside her husband; and a dedicated mother to her nine children.
On the farm, Angie raised chickens and sold the eggs. She and Paul would grow and dry popcorn, and share with family and friends. Angie was known for her famous caramel corn.
She will be remembered for her sense of humor, her love for children, and her caring personality. Angie cherished the time spent with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. When her grandson was ordained a priest in May of this year, it was a moment of great pride for Angie.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Mader; daughter Aggie Gooden; grandson Martin Taylor; parents Anton and Rosa Bauer; and brothers and sister Raymond, Norbert, Tony, Wilfred, and Winifred.
Angie is survived by her loving family; children and spouses Don and Carol Mader of Arlington, Jerry and Lois Mader of Mound, Monica and Lewis Taylor of Rochester, Larry and Darlene Mader of Howard Lake, Joan and Pat Lynch of Watertown, Mary and David Sandquist of Minnetrista, Linda and Greg Reinert of Glencoe, and Bob Mader of Plum City, WI; and son-in-law Bob Gooden of East Grand Forks.
She is further survived by grandchildren John (Cara) Mader, Lisa Roseland, Sharon (Jerrad) Sunde, Geri Ann (Jason) Kolles, Renee Mader, Jeff (Brenda) Mader, Brenda (Ben) Petersen, Marvin (Katrina) Taylor, Craig Taylor, Wendy Taylor, Jason Mader, Sarah Mader, Katie (Adam) Leuthner, Emily (Phil) Victory, Anna (Ryan) Sandquist, Aaron (Jennifer) Lynch, Cara Sandquist, Fr. Timothy Sandquist, Zachary Sandquist, Josh (Lindsay) Guezkow, Adam (Melissa) Guetzkow, Ashley (Jared) Schepers, Eric Reinert, Holly Reinert, Joseph Reinert, and Lillian Reinert (fiancé Jacob Grotbo); and great-grandchildren Tyler and Alexys Roseland, Wyatt and Dylan Sunde, Jacob, Julia, Joe and Jameson Kolles, Lacey and Braxten Mader, Kaitlyn and Connor Himlie, Zeb, Chester and Everest Taylor, Maria Brown, Addison, Paul, Kenny and Peter Leuthner, Patrick and Timothy Victory, Layla, Lucille and Pearl Sandquist, Autumn and Summer Guetzkow, Ben, Cal and Marcus Guetzkow.
In addition, Angie is survived by sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law Lois Bauer, Mary Bauer, Frank Mader and John Mader; nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.