Marie (Gerardy) Mineweaser, 82, of Caledonia, died Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014, at Mayo Clinic Health System in La Crosse, Wis.
She was born March 14, 1931 in Gilmanton, Township, Minn., to Andrew and Violet (Byzewski) Robak. Marie lived in Pontiac, Mich.; Slayton, Minn. and Caledonia throughout her life. She enjoyed sewing, playing cards, dancing the polka and baking. Many remember the great pizza parties she would have at the farm. Her garden was always full of wonderful vegetables that she used in her cooking throughout the year. Marie worked at the Houston County Courthouse for many years and enjoyed being with people. Her gift of gab usually included a joke or two which brought smiles and laughter to many of her friends and relatives.
She is survived by her children, Mike (Julie) Gerardy, Pat (Val) Gerardy; grandchildren, Ryan (Jessica) Gerardy, Samuel (Carly) Gerardy, Scott (Jennifer) Gerardy and Jordan Gerardy; great-grandchildren, Quintin, Benson, Carson and Emmett Gerardy; siblings, Jerry Robak, Millie (Ted) Goemaere, Lucy Wilhelm, Art (Millie) Robak, Shirley (Jim) Zugras and Ed (Angie) Robak; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m. on Tueday, Jan. 28, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Caledonia. Father Matt Fasnacht will officiate and burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Caledonia. Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday at the church before the service. Memorials may be given to St. Mary’s School.
McCormick Funeral Home, Caledonia is assisting the family with arrangements and on line condolences may be given at mccormickfuneralhome.net.