Elsie Weymiller

Elsie E. Weymiller, 98, of New Albin passed away Saturday, May 28, 2016 at Thornton Manor Nursing Center, Lansing. Funeral services were held Saturday, June 4 at St. Peter’s Christian Community Church in New Albin, with Pastor William Reese officiating. Burial followed in St. Peter’s Memorial Cemetery, New Albin.

Elsie was born January 30, 1918 in Winnebago Township, MN to August and Alvina (Wiegrefe) Fruechte. Elsie attended grade school in Eitzen, MN and graduated from Caledonia High School. She then attended Upper Iowa University in Fayette. Elsie taught school several years at the New Albin School and then the Bee School.

June 23, 1946, she married Emil Weymiller, and he preceded her in death June 19, 1980. Together they owned and operated the D-X Gas Station in New Albin for many years.

Elsie was a member of St. Peter’s Christian Community Church in New Albin, where she served on the Women’s Fellowship and the church council. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star in Lansing and also served as a director at New Albin Savings Bank.

Survivors include two daughters, Bonnie (Millard “Butch”) Vickery of New Albin and Lynette (Harry) Christensen of Columbia Heights, MN; three grandchildren, DeeDee (Rodney) Southwick, Don (Cheryl) Vickery and Dana Vickery; three great-grandchildren, Tyler Buzay, and Cullen and Makenna Vickery; and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husband, Elsie was preceded in death by her parents and three sisters, Martha (Ray) Rowe, Dorothy (Ted) DeWitt and Esther Fruechte.

Jandt-Fredrickson Funeral Homes and Crematory, Caledonia, MN Chapel is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be left at www.jandtfredrickson.com.

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