Marie C. Reber, 93
June 7, 1921 – Aug. 12, 2014
Marie C. Reber, 93, of St. Joseph died Aug. 12, 2014 at Good Shepherd Nursing Home in Sauk Rapids, surrounded by her loving family. Her funeral was held Aug. 16 in St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, St. Joseph. The Rev. Dan Walz officiated. Burial was in the parish cemetery.
Reber was born June 7, 1921 in St. Joseph, Minn. to Michael and Catherine (Fuchs) Warnert. She married Art Reber on Sept. 18, 1950 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in St. Joseph. She was a homemaker all of her life as well as working at Kennedy Elementary School as a cook. She was a member of St. Joseph’s church, Christian Women, Eagles Auxiliary #622, and St. Cloud VFW Auxiliary #428.
Reber enjoyed camping, puzzles and playing cards. She was very dedicated to her faith.
Reber was a very devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.
Survivors include her children: Ann (Jerry) Schreifels, Steve (Anita) of St. Joseph, Sue (Tom) Dullinger and Paul Reber, all of St. Joseph; Lois Weiman of Cold Spring; and John Reber and Joan (Jay) Schmidt, all of St. Cloud; son-in-law, Jerry; 30 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband in 2007; daughter, Mary Stangler in 2011; sisters and brothers, Rose Mayer, Lorraine Romain, Herman, Lenard and Robert.
A special thank you to the staff at both Good Shepard Nursing Home and Memory Cottages, and St. Croix Hospice for all the loving care given to Marie.