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Faith Dressel, 17

Faith Olivia Dressel, age 17, of Winsted, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021, at Ridgeview Medical Center in Waconia.

A Mass of Christian burial will take place Friday, Dec. 10, 2021 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Waverly. Father Kenneth O’Hotto will be the Celebrant. Interment will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery.

A visitation will take place Thursday, Dec. 9 at the church from 4 to 8 p.m. A prayer service will take place at 7:30 p.m. Further visitation will take place Friday, Dec. 10 at the church from 9 to 10:15 a.m.

Casket Bearers will be Faith’s uncles, David Dressel, Mike Dressel, Shawn Leuer, Eric Vos, Jeff Westrud, Jim Zumbusch, and Ryan Heimerl.

In lieu of memorials, the family requests that donations be made to The Inclusive Playground in Waconia, MN. Donations can be made on its Go Fund Me page, https://www.gofundme.com/f/inclusive-playground-for-waconia, or by check made directly to the City of Waconia with “Inclusive Playground” in the memo line. Include “in memory of Faith” either in the memo line or just in a note with the donation. Checks can be dropped off at Waconia City Hall, 201 South Vine Street, or mailed to City of Waconia, c/o Jackie Schulze, 201 South Vine Street, Waconia, MN 55387.

The Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted is serving the family. Online condolences may be made to www.chilsonfuneralhome.com.

Faith was born Feb. 12, 2004, in Waconia, the daughter of Gary and Allyson (Westrud) Dressel.

Faith was a senior at Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted High School.

She enjoyed listening to music, going for walks, watching movies, and playing with musical toys. She also was fond of special times with family and friends and participating in 5k races.

She is survived by her loving parents, Gary and Allyson Dressel; siblings, Emily, Nathan, Clare Dressel; paternal grandparents, Ron and Sue Dressel; and many other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents, Harland and Darlene Westrud.

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