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Granite Falls Advocate Tribune - Granite Falls, MN
  • Obituary: Stella Weinhold

  •     Stella Weinhold, 90, of Clarkfield, died at her residence in Clarkfield on Sunday, July 31, 2011.     Funeral services will be Friday, August 5, at 1:00 p.m. at Christ Lutheran Church in Cottonwood with burial at the Marshall City Cemetery.     Visit...
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  •     Stella Weinhold, 90, of Clarkfield, died at her residence in Clarkfield on Sunday, July 31, 2011.
        Funeral services will be Friday, August 5, at 1:00 p.m. at Christ Lutheran Church in Cottonwood with burial at the Marshall City Cemetery.
        Visitation will be at the Lynner Funeral Home on Thursday from 5-7 p.m. with a Prayer Service at 6:30 p.m.
        Stella Marie Weinhold was born July 20, 1921 on the family farm near Clarkfield to Sven (Axel) and Hilda (Miller) Peterson.  She was baptized and confirmed at Augustana Lutheran Church in Clarkfield. She graduated from Minneota High School.
        Stella married Bruce Weinhold in Granite Falls on March 8, 1942.  This marriage was blessed with 7 children.  Bruce and Stella resided and farmed near Cottonwood.
        In addition to being a homemaker and loving mother she enjoyed vegetable and flower gardening, reading, embroidery, baking and cooking. In her later years she enjoyed watching the Minnesota Twins and Wheel-of-Fortune and playing Bingo at Valhalla Apartments.  She especially enjoyed spending time with her family.
        Stella is survived by her children:  Donna (Duane) Velde of Mesa, Arizona; Bill (Deb) Weinhold of Clarkfield; Merlin (Jan) Weinhold of St. Anthony; Marian (Bruce) Baumann of Glendale, Arizona; Nancy (Mike) Fritz of Minneapolis; and son-in-law Rob Kompelien of Minneota; 13 grandchildren; 19 great grandchildren; 1 great-great grandchild; sister Mildred (Danielson) Hawkinson; several nieces, nephews and cousins.
        She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Bruce; infant son, David; daughter, Becky; granddaughter, Maria; and sister Florence.
        She will be missed by all and forever be in our hearts.
        Lynner Funeral Home of Clarkfield is in charge of funeral arrangements.
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