The Free Press, Mankato, MN

News Ticker

Obituaries

March 5, 2013

Erna E. Weisz

—  Erna E. Weisz of North Mankato, passed peacefully at the age of 91, on Wednesday, February 27, 2013, at Oak Terrace Assisted Living surrounded by her loved ones.

 Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Monday, March 11, 2013, at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Mankato.  Burial will be in Tivoli Cemetery, rural Mankato.  Visitation will be held from 4-7 p.m., Sunday, March 10, 2013, at Mankato Mortuary and will continue one hour prior to the service at the church.

 Erna Elfrieda was born October 24, 1921, to Paul and Berta (Schulz) Erbe in Donkawe, Kreis Militsch, Germany.  On October 29, 1938, Erna was united in marriage to Alfred Weisz in Germany.  After surviving the war, they immigrated to Mankato, Minnesota, in 1951.  After 21 years of marriage they were blessed with their only daughter, Karen.  Before retiring, Erna worked as a Nurse's Aide, in the surgery department at Immanuel St. Joseph's Hospital.  She belonged to the German-American Club for many years and made many friends.  Erna enjoyed traveling, gardening, walking, cooking, entertaining and working hard.  She was loved by many, especially her family.

 Grateful in having shared in Erna's life is her daughter: Karen Weisz of North Mankato (partner, Brian Jentges); grandson: Ryan Weisz (fianc, Erica Idso); two nieces: Manuela (Jason) Reekie and Sabine (Gnter) Baumbach; three nephews: Uwe Erbe, Carsten Erbe and Bernd Pietsch; one grand-niece: Paige Reekie; 3 grand-nephews: Carsten and Mirko Pietsch and Cole Reekie.

 Erna was preceded in death by her parents, Paul and Berta: her husband, Alfred; her sister, Margot Pietsch; and her brother, Albert Erbe.

 

1
Text Only | Photo Reprints
Obituaries
  • Dr. Richard Meyer.JPG Dr. Richard Hollister Meyer

      Dr. Richard Hollister Meyer, 84, passed away peacefully on November 22, 2013 in Surprise, Arizona.

    April 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • Kenneth Roy Tupa

      Kenneth Roy Tupa, 64, of Brownton, MN on 4/18/14.

    April 23, 2014

  • Dolores Wagner-o.jpg Dolores Mary Wagner

      Dolores Mary Wagner, age 88 of Mankato, was found deceased in her home on April 20, 2014.

    April 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • Karen Ann Lorge 042314 - O.tif Karen Ann Lorge

      Karen Ann Lorge, 60, of Mankato, died Sunday, April 13, 2014, at Sunrise Hospital in Las Vegas, Nevada.

    April 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • Rita Ann (Gaul) Severns

      Rita Ann (Gaul) Severns of North Mankato and formerly of St. Peter, died Sunday April 20, 2014 at Mayo Clinic Health Systems in Mankato.

    April 23, 2014

  • Frances "Frani" Anderson

      Frances "Frani" Anderson, age 68, of Waseca, died on Sunday, April 20, 2014, at the Lake Shore Inn Nursing Home of Waseca.

    April 23, 2014

  • Shirley Sizer

      Shirley Sizer, age 82, of St. James died Saturday, April 19, 2014, at Mayo Clinic Health System-Mankato.

    April 23, 2014

  • Beverly J. Boys

    Beverly J. Boys
     Anyone bringing food can deliver it to the Le Center Legion Club between 9-12 on Thursday.

    April 23, 2014

  • Raymond Bowers 042314 - O.jpg Raymond (Ray) Bowers

      Raymond (Ray) Bowers, age 90, of Madelia, Minnesota died on April 18, 2014, at his home in Madelia, Minnesota.

    April 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • Linda Carol McGraw-Ellesmere

     Linda Carol McGraw-Ellesmere, age 68, of Mankato, died Tuesday, April 22, 2014, at Mayo Clinic Health System - Mankato.

    April 23, 2014