The Free Press, Mankato, MN

March 20, 2013

Mattie Helena Obermeyer




  Mattie Helena Obermeyer, age 92, of Walters, MN, died Tuesday, March 19, 2013, at Parkview Care Center in Wells, MN.  Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 23, 2013, at 10:30 AM at the United Lutheran Church in Walters, MN.  Visitation will be Friday, March 22, 2013, from 5-8 PM at Bruss-Heitner Funeral Home in Wells, and will continue one hour prior to the service at the church on Saturday.  Pastor Donald Rose will officiate and burial will take place in United Lutheran Cemetery-rural Walters, Faribault Co., Minnesota. Bruss-Heitner Funeral Home in Wells is in charge of arrangements. Please see

www.brussheitner.com to leave online condolences.  

 Mattie was born May 17, 1920, in Putbas Germany, the daughter of William and Anna (Sens) Ladwig. They immigrated to the United States in 1924 and settled near Rice Lake.  On August 29, 1948, she was united in marriage to the love of her life, Martin Obermeyer at Trinity Lutheran Church in Albert Lea, MN.

  Mattie is survived by 4 children, Mark (Sharon) Obermeyer of Kiester, Carol Mutschler of Bricelyn, Paul (Rhoda) Obermeyer of Wells, John (Jessica) Obermeyer of St. Clair; 11 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren, sisters-in-law, Esther Obermeyer of Wells, Della Obermeyer of Albert Lea; brother-in-law, Howard Oletzke of Las Vegas, NV; along with many nieces, nephews, cousins and their families.

 She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Martin,  son-in-law, David Mutschler.