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 Odelia <I>Strauss</I> Majerus

Odelia Strauss Majerus

Birth
Bellechester, Goodhue County, Minnesota, USA
Death 20 Jun 2014 (aged 102)
Red Wing, Goodhue County, Minnesota, USA
Burial Bellechester, Goodhue County, Minnesota, USA
Memorial ID 131655225 · View Source
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Odelia Majerus, 102, a long-time resident of Bellechester, died June 20, 2014 at the Seminary Home in Red Wing.

She was born on June 9, 1912, in rural Bellechester, and married Wilfrid Majerus on October 19, 1933. Together, they operated W.N. Majerus General Merchandise in Bellechester for 44 years.
Odelia attended St. Mary's Catholic School in Bellechester and the Northwest School of Agriculture in St. Paul. She was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church, Catholic Daughters, and the Parish Altar Society; and a former member of the Sweet Adeline's Singing Group and the Bellechester Mixers. She enjoyed gardening, card games, crocheting, and visiting with everyone. She lived in Bellechester for 95 years.

Odelia is survived by daughters Karen (Jim) Flick of Rochester, and Ruth (Ted) Treat of Bloomington; sons William (Mary Jo) Majerus of St. Paul, and Thomas (Joleen) Majerus of Cottage Grove; 12 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; sister-in laws Verdelma Strauss of Red Wing, and Marge Strauss of Rochester, and over 100 nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by husband Wilfrid Majerus, parents Steven and Elizabeth Strauss; brothers Clarence and Vernon Strauss; sister Monica (Strauss) Majerus; and grandson Kevin Flick.

A visitation will be held on Tuesday, June 24 at the Mahn Family Funeral Home, Bodelson-Mahn Chapel, 602 Plum St. in Red Wing, from 5 to 8 p.m., with a prayer service starting at 7:30. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, June 25 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Bellechester, preceded by a visitation starting at 10 a.m. Burial will be held in the church cemetery. Memorials preferred to the Bellechester Community Center.

Obituary and photo from Mahn Funeral Home.


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  • Created by: DaveVangsness
  • Added: 21 Jun 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 131655225
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Odelia Strauss Majerus (9 Jun 1912–20 Jun 2014), Find A Grave Memorial no. 131655225, citing Saint Marys Cemetery, Bellechester, Goodhue County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by DaveVangsness (contributor 16959198) .