Services for Marie Emma Haslach (nee Gruidl), 88, a resident of Pelican Rapids were Thursday, July 12, 2012, at Grove Lake Lutheran Church in Pelican Rapids. Rev. Jeff McCracken officiated.
Honorary Pall Bearers were: Jarrett Leadens, Jesse Haslach, Jeremy Radtke and Ryan Stefano.
Mrs. Haslach died Sunday, July 8, 2012, at Pelican Valley Nursing Home at Pelican Rapids. She was born Sept. 14, 1923, the daughter of John and Alvina (Rambow) Gruidl, Minneapolis.
She was baptized and confirmed at Immanuel Lutheran Church.
On June 3, 1942, she graduated from Vocational High School.
She was united in marriage with George Haslach Nov. 26, 1943, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Minneapolis. She worked at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Minneapolis, for 20 years as their church secretary, retiring in 1980. George died Jan. 27, 2010.
She was a member of Grove Lake Lutheran Church, Pelican Rapids. She enjoyed playing cards, puzzles, gardening, motorcycling, and spending time with her family. She was in a card club for 60+ years.
She is survived by her children, Allen (Krista) Haslach of Brooklyn Park, Kay (Roger) Evenson of Pelican Rapids, Becky (Don) Radtke of Pelican Rapids and Jan (Bill) Stefano of Elk River; grandchildren, Jarrett (Racquel) Leadens, Katrina (Kevin) Kolasa, Jamie (Jason) Bischoff, Renee (Tom) White, Samantha Evenson, Lisa (Chad) Zastrow, Jesse (Janine) Haslach, Sally (Ray) Roberts, Allison (Ron) Haslach-Burns, Jeremy Radtke, Nicole Radtke, Christie Radtke, Ellie Stefano and Ryan Stefano; great-grandchildren, Wyatt, Morgan, Rhett, Kole, Kodi, Madison, Jacob, Kaden, Weston, Parker, Logan and Blake; sister, Lois Bredenberg of Minneapolis; and many nephews and nieces.
Mrs. Haslach was preceded in death by her parents, John and Alvina Gruidl; and her loving husband, George.