August 2, 2023 at 6:00 a.m.

Herman H. “Hermie” Wielenberg

Herman H. “Hermie” Wielenberg, 83, of St. Anthony, passed away peacefully July 25, 2023, at his home in St. Anthony. 

A Mass of Christian Burial was Aug. 1 at St. Anthony Catholic Church in St. Anthony (near Albany) with the Rev. Julius Beckermann, O.S.B., officiating. Interment was in the parish cemetery.

Herman Henry Wielenberg was born Sept. 6, 1939, in Melrose, to Henry and Alvina (Hollermann) Wielenberg. He served his enlistment in the National Guard. On May 23, 1961, he was united in marriage to Irene Gerads at St. Anthony Catholic Church. The couple began farming north of St. Anthony. Hermie retired from farming and began driving truck for Herdering, Inc. 

Hermie was a member of the St. Anthony Catholic Church where he was an usher for many years. He enjoyed woodworking, playing cards, reading, deer hunting, fishing and was a Twins and Vikings fan.

Survivors include his wife, Irene Wielenberg of St. Anthony; sons and daughter Rich (Jill) Wielenberg of Osakis, Dave (Joyce) Wielenberg of Albany, Cheri Novella of Eagan, Don (Vickie) Wielenberg of Albany, and Duane (Christy) Wielenberg of St. Anthony; daughter-in-law Sandy Wielenberg of St. Anthony; 16 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren; and brothers and sister Alvin (Jackie) Wielenberg of Swanville, Millie (Vern) Gerads of Albany, and Herb (Sharon) Wielenberg of Freeport; and brother-in-law Ray Barthel of Holdingford.

Herman was preceded in death by his parents, Henry and Alvina Wielenberg; son Dan Wielenberg; sister Hilda Barthel; brother and sister-in-law Norb (Peggy) Wielenberg; and father- and mother-in-law Nick and Dora Gerads.

A special thank you to the hospice staff for the wonderful care they provided Herman.

Arrangements were made with Patton-Schad Funeral & Cremation Services of Melrose.



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