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Martha Weigel

March 28, 1924-Sept. 18, 2012

September 21, 2012
Minot Daily News

Martha Katherine "Mardy" Hager, daughter of Frank and Katheryn (Streifel) Hager, was born March 28, 1924, in Harvey. She was raised and educated in Harvey.

Martha went back to the loving arms of her husband when she passed away Sept. 18, 2012, at Trinity Nursing Home in Minot.

She married Ed Weigel on Oct. 20, 1941.

Martha was a devoted wife and mother and loved her family very much.

Martha most enjoyed her time spent at Strawberry Lake and their winter home in Arizona.

Martha was a member of St. Cecelia's Catholic Church and Altar Society in Harvey andwas always willing to serve for weddings, funerals, or cleaning the church. She was also a member of Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church in Minot.

She loved baking and cooking and sharing both of these talents with her family and friends.

Those of her family who will miss her so much are: Sharon (Jim) Kapfer, of Minot, Dianne (Curt) Pellett, of Fessenden, Dave (Heidi) Weigel, of Maryville, Mo., Gary Weigel, of Walker, Minn., Barry (Darla) Weigel, of Minot, and Doran (Cyndee) Weigel, of Minot; her 11 grandchildren, Steve Kapfer, Kathey Llewellyn, Paula Mikkelson, Penny Zinke, April Graham, Halie Weigel, Miranda Weigel, Chad Weigel, Shila Wahlstrom, Angela Darveaux and Melissa Hest and 20 great-grandchildren, all who she loved so much. Martha is also survived by her brother, Eddy Hager, of Apple Valley, Calif.; and sister, Helen Schmidt, of Harvey.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward; her parents; brothers, Ben and Andy; and her sisters, Barbara Goldade, Marion Hopkins, Regina Kolschefsky and Catherine Sanchez.

Mass of Christian Burial: Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012, at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church, Minot.

Lunch: Noon on Saturday at the Knights of Columbus Clubrooms, 2601 North Broadway, Minot.

Burial: Sunset Memorial Gardens, Minot.

Vigil prayer service: Today, Sept. 21, 7 p.m., at Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Minot.

Visitation: Today, noon to 7 p.m., at Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Minot.

Memorials: Are preferred to "Slingshot Ministries" to benefit Haitian orphans. Memorials can be sent to "Slingshot Ministries" in care of Gary Weigel at P.O. Box 411, Walker MN 56484. Martha's son, Gary Weigel, travels to Haiti several times a year and works with orphans at a Haitian orphanage. The family supports the efforts of Gary and the Slingshot Mission and they would like donations to go to this great charity.

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