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Clara Wiese

February 15, 1916 November 20, 2011
Clara Wiese
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Obituary for Clara Wiese

CLARA WIESE was born to Detlef and Rosa (Wilstermann) Marquardsen on February 15, 1916 in Fountain Prairie Township in Lincoln County near Lake Benton, Minnesota where she was raised and attended country school. Upon completion of her education, she helped out at home. On March 30, 1932, she was united in marriage to Leonard Wiese in Holland, Minnesota. Following their marriage, they lived on a farm north of Holland for a short time before moving to Ruthton, Minnesota where they lived for 60 years. In June, 1995, they moved to the Storybrook Apartments in Pipestone, Minnesota. She was preceded in death by her husband on May 1, 2002. In February, 2006, she became a resident at Ashton Care Center in Pipestone. Then, in July, 2010, she moved to Falls Landing Assisted Living in Pipestone until March 2, 2011 when she became a resident at the Good Samaritan Communities of Pipestone. She died there on Sunday, November 20, 2011 at the age of 95 years, nine months and five days.

Clara was a member of the United Methodist Church of Ruthton, Minnesota where she was active in Ladies Aid and circles. She enjoyed embroidery and making quilts. She also enjoyed gardening and flowers.

She is lovingly remembered by her daughter, Juanita “Nita” Sudenga of Pipestone, Minnesota; her son, Dennis and his wife Michelle Wiese of Baudette, Minnesota; six grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and 12 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband; an infant daughter, Jeanine; one granddaughter, Debra Sudenga; one grandson, Daniel Sudenga; her son-in-law, Robert Sudenga; her parents; four brothers, Henry Marquardsen, Otto Marquardsen, Carl Marquardsen, and Hans Marquardsen and two sisters, Ella Landsem and Emma Jackson.

Previous Events

Visitation

Friday

25

Nov

4:00 PM 11/25/2011 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 11/25/2011 8:00:00 PM
Hartquist Funeral Home - Pipestone Chapel

710 SE 4th St.
PO Box 351
Pipestone, MN 56164

Hartquist Funeral Home - Pipestone Chapel
710 SE 4th St. Pipestone 56164 MN
United States

Service

Saturday

26

Nov

10:30 AM 11/26/2011 10:30:00 AM
Peace United Methodist Church - Pipestone

500 7th St SE
Pipestone, MN 56164

Peace United Methodist Church - Pipestone
500 7th St SE Pipestone 56164 MN
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Ruthton City Cemetery Final Resting Place

1796 231st St Ruthton, MN, 56170-1055

1796 231st St Ruthton, MN, 56170-1055
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