|Birth: ||Aug. 24, 1915|
|Death: ||Mar. 5, 2004|
Alvina Mary (Poepping) Mayers, the daughter of Gerhard and Philomina Poepping was born on August 24, 1915 in Grove Township, Stearns County, Minnesota.
She died at the age of 88 years, six months, and 13 days on Friday, March 5, 2004 at Pine Villa in Melrose, MN.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 AM Monday, March 8, 2004 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in New Munich.
Burial will be in the pariah cemetery.
Alvina was united in marriage to George J. Mayers on June 11, 1935 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in New Munich. They spent 45 years together on the Mayers Farm in Oak Township; milking cows, raising chickens, gardening, quilting, and baking bread.
In 1991, Alvina moved to New Munich, later to the Albany Assisted Living Home, the Das Goldene Wohnheim in New Munich, and to Pine Haven in 1999.
Alvina was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in New Munich and St. Anne's Christian Mothers.
Her greatest joys were being with her children and grandchildren.
Alvina is survived by her sons and daughters, Harvey, of Freeport; Arne and his wife, Diana, of North St. Paul; Hilary and his wife, Doris, of Fridley; Vi Geislinger and her husband, Larry, of Watkins, Vali Flint and her husband, Ron, of Richmond; Lill Wawra and her husband, Jim, of Hamel; Leona Wieland and her husband, George, of Sioux Falls, SD; Sr. Ange of Sells, AZ; Fran Bolling and her husband, Dave, of New Brighton; Ernie and his wife, Jean, of Hamel; and Maurice and his wife, Char, of New Munich. There are 29 grandchildren and 41 great grandchildren. She is survived by her brothers Tony and Melvin, and sister, Juletta Piekarski.
Alvina was preceded in death by her husband on September 22, 1980; her son, Melvin, and brothers, Ted and Ves.
Serving as casket bearers will be Al Mayers, Leon Mayers, Kevin Geislinger, Andy Wawra, Andrew Wieland, and Matt Bolling. Serving as cross bearer will be Maria Flint-Malnack. Honorary bearers will be Joan Kivel, Jean Shriver, Steve Geislinger, Brian Geislinger, Darian Geislinger, Junior Geislinger, Noah Mayers, Chris Wieland, and Agnes Wawra. Greeters will be Katie Bolling and Mary Wawra. Servers will be Jon Wawra and Becky Wawra. Lectors will be Leona Wieland and Greg Flint. Petitions will be read by Brenda Prahl. Gift bearers will be Jill Branovsky, Lori Koester, Denise Olson, Paula Flint-Kelly, Zeb Mayers, and Sianna Mayers. Eucharistic Ministers will be Anges Mayers, Diana Mayers, Lisa Schloegl, and Ron Flint.
Source: Patton-Schad Funeral Home
George John Mayers (1904 - 1980)
Immaculate Conception Cemetery
Created by: Kayla Shriver
Record added: Jul 19, 2012
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