Marilyn Wieland – Obit

Marilyn Wieland, Red Lake Falls, MN, 78, passed away on Wednesday, December 29, 2021, at her residence with her family by her side.

The funeral service will be Monday, January 3, 2022; at 10:30 AM  at St. John Lutheran Church, Red Lake Falls, MN with Reverend Jeffrey Lytle officiating.  The burial will be at Immanuel Cemetery, Wylie, MN.

Visitation will be at St John Lutheran Church, Red Lake Falls, MN on Sunday, January 2, 2022, from 3 – 5 PM with a prayer service at 5 PM and also one hour prior to the service on Monday.

Marilyn F. Henke was born August 13, 1943, at Grafton, ND, the daughter of Clarence and Della (Darr) Henke.  She was baptized on October 17, 1947, at St. John Lutheran and confirmed on June 9, 1957, at St. John’s Lutheran, Red Lake Falls, MN.  She graduated from LaFayette High School, Red Lake Falls in May of 1961.

On November 25, 1961, Marilyn was united in marriage to the love of her life Henry Philip Wieland.

Marilyn worked at Discovery Place on Campus, Thief River Falls, MN, Riverview Hillcrest Nursing Home, and LaFayette High School, Red Lake Falls, MN.

She liked working in her flower gardens, especially her lilies, liked baking cookies, buns, and cinnamon rolls. Her pride and joy were her children and grandchildren and her husband who was her rock for 60 years. Her home was always open to having her family home.

Marilyn was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church, was active in many church activities such as choir for 56 years, Sunday School teacher for 35 years, served as LWML President, Treasurer, Secretary, and also served as LWML Zone Secretary.  She served with the American Legion Auxiliary and the VFW Auxiliary as President, both in Red Lake Falls, MN.

Survivors include husband Hank; children: Debra (Jack) Sullivan, Todd (Jennifer) Wieland, Kristi (Jeffrey) Lytle and Casey (Bob) Klipping; grandchildren: William (Brandon Wald) Walsh, Whitney  (Shane) Donner, Haley (Tyler) Newton,  Elizabeth  Lytle, Katelyn (Fiancè Kody Matthews) Sullivan, Rachel (Special friend Colby Wooten) Sarah, Jordan, and Luke Wieland, Jaden (Special friend Zachary Boutain), Paige and Kylie Klipping; great-grandchildren: Blake and Braylin Donner, Hattie Newton,  5 step-grandchildren: Sarah(Anthony) Shumick, Hannah (Mitch) Gosche, Josh (Grace) Lytle, Rebekah (Special friend Gage Lange) and Leah and 3 step great-grandchild, Conely & Hayden Shumick and June Gosche. Brothers-in-law: Alvis Wieland, Don (Audrey) Wieland, Dean (Mae) Wieland; sister-in-law: Linda Henke along with several nieces and nephews.

Preceded in death by her parents Clarence & Della, brother Bud mother and father-in-law Walter & Edna, 2 brothers-in-law Ken & Blackie, 2 sister-in-law Eleanor & Ellen.

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