Mass of Christian burial celebrating the life of Agnes Christina Wehseler, age 76 of Albany will be 11AM Monday, July 22, 2013 at Seven Dolors Catholic Church in Albany. Father Al Stangl will officiate, and burial will take place in the parish cemetery following the service. Agnes died peacefully in her sleep surrounded by her family at Quiet Oaks Hospice House in St. Augusta after a hard fought battle with cancer. There will be a visitation for Agnes from 4-8PM Sunday, July 21st and again from 10AM until the time of the service Monday morning at the church in Albany. Parish prayers will take place at 4PM Sunday evening at the church in Albany. Arrangements are being made with the Miller-Carlin Funeral Home of Albany.

Agnes was born on November 15th 1936 to Frank and Anna (Meier) Schleppenbach in Albany. She married LeRoy Neuwirth in 1958. LeRoy later died in 1968. She married Edmund “Eddie” Wehseler on January 5th 1973 in Albany. Besides raising her seven children, Agnes played an active role helping Eddie on the farm as well. She was dedicated to her family and had given unlimited love to all. She will forever be remembered as a pillar of strength. She never expected anything from others but was always the first to give. Her beautiful smile brought comfort to those honored to know her. Agnes was a member of Seven Dolors Catholic Church in Albany where she was also a member of the Christian Mothers.

She is survived by her loving husband Eddie Wehseler, Albany; her children Diane (Glen) Skillingstad, St. Cloud; Mike Neuwirth, St. Cloud; Kathy (Al) Kersting, St. Cloud; Lisa (Larry) Klehr, Cold Spring; Tim (Dora Shay) Neuwirth, Albany; Lora Lee Ehrnreiter, Apple Valley; Karen (Steve) Schaefer, Albany; her 14 grandchildren; and her siblings Norbert (Marie) Schleppenbach, Albany; Albert (Clarice) Schleppenbach, Albany; Elmer Schleppenbach, Albany; Lucille (Lawrence) Imdieke, Meire Grove; and Florence Dirkes, Albany.

She is preceded in death by her parents Frank and Anna Schleppenbach, her first husband LeRoy Neuwirth, and her brother Sylvester Schleppenbach.

A special thank you is extended to the staff of Quiet Oaks Hospice House for their compassionate care they provided to Agnes and the family during her time spent there.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to the Coborn Cancer Center or Quiet Oaks Hospice House.