Mathilda “Tillie” Marie Guetter, 89, of Wabasso passed away Thursday, February 21, 2013 at the Golden LivingCenter in Wabasso. Mass of Christian Burial was held Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Wabasso. Burial was in the St. Anne’s Catholic Ceme-tery. Online condolences may be placed at www.sunsetfuneralassociation.com. The Sunset Funeral & Cremation Association of Echo and Wabasso handled the arrangements for the family.
Mathilda Marie Guetter was born April 15, 1923 to John and Catherine (Manderscheid) Bernardy in Granite Rock Township, Lucan.
She was baptized and confirmed at Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church in Lucan. She attended country school.
On October 1, 1946, Mathilda married Clar-ence Rohlik at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Sea-forth. Clarence passed away in January 1949.
Mathilda was united in marriage to Alphonse Guetter June 27, 1951 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Seaforth.
Mathilda “Tillie” was a homemaker and also helped Alphonse with the daily farm chores.
She was a member of St. Anne’s Catholic Church where she was active with the CCW, St. Monica’s Society (CUF), and active with the mission quilting group.
They lived on the family farm near Wabasso until 1991 when they moved into town.
Tillie enjoyed fishing, gardening, playing cards, sewing and making quilts. She made many quilts as gifts for family and friends. She enjoyed taking care of babies – especially her grandbabies. The best cracked wheat bread came from Tillie’s kitchen.
On Thursday, February 21, 2013, Tillie passed away at the Golden LivingCenter at the age of 89.
Tillie is survived by her husband, Alphonse, children; Charles (Pat) Guetter of Rockville, Roger (Sharon) Guetter of Lucan, Marie (Joseph) Schueller of Lucan, Patty Butler of Willmar, Tim (Patty) Guetter of Marshall, Clete (Tami) Guetter of Wabasso and Nancy Guetter of St. Cloud, 19 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren, siblings; Genevieve Rohlik, Adolph (LaVonne) Bernardy and Marvin (Maureen) Bernardy, brother-in-law Alois Guetter, sisters-in-law; Theresa Fischer and Kate Tingelhoff and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, four brothers; Lawrence, Leonard, Norbert and Isadore, first husband Clarence Rohlik, son Paul Guetter, two grandchildren, and son-in-law Dennis Butler.
Blessed be her memory.