Alvina Wassenberg (31.08.1905-15.05.2003) – Marysville, Kansas

Alvina Wassenberg, 97, died Thursday, May 15, 2003, at Cambridge Place, Marysville.

A funeral Mass was at 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 20, at St. Gregory’s Church, Marysville. The Rev. Bill Bruning officiated. Burial was in St. Gregory’s Cemetery.

Organist was Dolores Bruna, and the church choir sang “Here I Am, Lord,” “You Are Mine,” “Panis Angelicus” and “How Great Thou Art.”

Pallbearers were John McKeever, Jim Shum, Ron Wassenberg, Loren Wassenberg, Steve Vering and Steve Moser.

Gift bearers were John and JoAnn Shum.

A rosary was Monday evening at St. Gregory’s with Sister Eulalia Kloecker officiating.

She was born Aug. 31, 1905 in Marysville to Frank and Bernadine Deters Wassenberg and baptized in St. Gregory’s Catholic Church. She attended St. Gregory’s School and secondary school at a Dominican Catholic school in Sinsinawa, Wisc.

She was a librarian for Kaiser Aluminum in Spokane, Wash. and later in Livermore, Calif., where she retired. She moved to Marysville in 1991 and lived with her niece, Angela Pitsch.

She was preceded in death by three brothers, Ben Wassenberg, Ferdinand Wassenberg and Leo Wassenberg, and eight sisters, Anna Bussmann, Minnie Dwerlkotte, Mary Vering, Josepha Vering, Freda Wassenberg, Sister Arnoldine, Nell Linnan and Angela Wassenberg.

She is survived by neices and nephews.

Memorials may be given to St. Gregory’s School and sent in care of JoAnn Shum.

Kinsley’s Funeral Home, Marysville, was in charge of arrangement.

Quelle: Marysville Advocate (Link not longer available)

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