Marcella M. Wickenhauser, “Marcy,” age 83, of Cologne, passed away Friday, Nov. 26, 2021, at her residence.
Marcella Magdaline Meuleners was born Jan. 22, 1938, in Watertown, the daughter of Lawrence W. and Mary C. (Siegle) Meuleners.
She was baptized and confirmed at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Watertown.
Marcy was united in marriage April 19, 1958, with Ronald Remer at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. This union was blessed with eight children.
Marcella suffered the accidental death of her husband in May 1976.
Marcy married Leon Wickenhauser Sept. 26, 1986, at St. Boniface Catholic Church in St. Bonifacius. The couple made their home in Cologne. Marcy worked for Tonka Toys and Lake Region.
Her happy place was always at home, taking care of her house and family. Marcy enjoyed cooking, baking, gardening, quilting, sewing, and embroidery. She also liked to spend time reading, fishing, and dancing to a good polka.
Marcy was very social and cherished every good visit with family and friends. She’ll be remembered for her caring and selfless nature.
Marcy was preceded in death by her parents, Lawrence and Mary Meuleners; husband, Ronald Remer; son, Bruce Remer; sisters, Priscilla, Aurelia, Rosemary; brothers, Leander, Norbert, Cyril, and Simon.
Marcy is survived by her loving family: husband, Leon Wickenhauser of Cologne; children, Brenda (Gary) Bury of Montrose, Betty (John) Erickson of New Germany, Duane (LuAnna) Remer of Biscay, Judy (Tim) Motzko of Lester Prairie, Susan (Allen) Wickenhauser of Cologne, Alan (Amy) Remer of Hackensack, Mary (Dave) Hilgers of Mayer, Cindy Ford (acquired sixth daughter); 32 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren; sisters-in-law and brother-in-law Irene Meuleners of Norwood Young America, Marge Barfknecht of Delano, Alice Wickenhauser of Waconia, Delora Rolf of Waconia, Margaret Huhn of Litchfield, John Moore of Edina, Walter Remer of Waverly, Eileen Berrum of Livingston, MT; nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.
A Mass of Christian burial took place at 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 2, 2021, at St. Bernard Catholic Church in Cologne.
Visitation took place at the church from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 1 and Thursday, Dec. 2 one hour prior to the Mass.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred.
Interment was in the church cemetery.
Serving as casket bearers were Brenda Bury, Betty Erickson, Duane Remer, Judy Motzko, Susan Wickenhauser, Alan Remer, Mary Hilgers, and Brad Remer.
Arrangements are with Johnson Funeral Home in Waconia; 952-442-2121; www.johnsonfh.com.