Theresa H. Glatzel, 86
Sept. 27, 1934-Sept. 19, 2021
Theresa H. Glatzel, 86, of St. Joseph died Sunday, Sept. 19 at the Assumption Home in Cold Spring. Her funeral will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 1 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in St. Joseph. The Revs. Roger Klassen, OSB, Jerome Tupa, OSB and Daniel Walz will con-celebrate. Burial will take place at the parish cemetery.
Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Thursday and after 9 a.m. Friday the St. Joseph Parish Center Heritage Hall. Parish prayers will be at 5 p.m. Thursday.
Glatzel was born Sept. 27, 1934 in Collegeville, Minnesota to William and Emma (Brutger) Theisen. She attended St. Joseph’s Catholic School. She married Leo F. Glatzel on June 13, 1961 at St. Paul’s Catholic Church in St. Cloud. She was a special needs assistant working with Leo for Trobec’s Bus Service for 30 years. Glatzel was an active member of St. Joseph’s Parish where she co-chaired the Homemade Candy Stand at the Parish Fourth of July Festival, Crosier Apostolate and the Catholic Order of Foresters.
Glatzel enjoyed gardening, canning, baking, sewing, homemaking, birdwatching, sending greeting cards, needlework, praying, and being a loving wife, mother and grandmother.
Survivors include her children, Mark of St. Joseph and his significant other Laura Imdieke, Alan (Caroline) of St. Joseph, Jean (Tony) DeGross of Minneapolis; five grandchildren, Riley & Mason Glatzel and Theresa, Lydia & Jacob DeGross; brother, Gene (Karen) Theisen of Fridley; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Leo on April 20, 2020; sisters, Alvina Salzer, Lorraine Strharsky and Bernice Bellmont.
Due to the Covid restrictions the family was not able to have a funeral for Leo and he will also be remembered during Mass.
A heartfelt thank you to CentraCare Hospice and Assumption Home in Cold Spring.