Theresa Catherine Weinert, 84, of Bruce, died of a chronic illness in her home on Thursday, June 27, 2019.
Theresa was born on Feb. 13, 1935, in Weryerhaeuser, to Henry and Angeline Effertz. She lived in Rusk County her whole life.
Theresa married Conrad Elmer Weinert, Jr., in Weyerhaeuser, on May 28, 1952.
She taught CCD classes for more than 25 years. She cleaned the church weekly. She was honored with the PAX Christi Award and was an active member of the Parish Council of Catholic Women.
She donated baked goods and crafts for church fundraisers. She visited and assisted the elderly with cleaning, cooking and transportation.
She was a Red Hat Society member.
Theresa was a member of the Roman Catholic Church.
Theresa is survived by her husband, Conrad; her children, Chris (Glen) Pfarr of Lamberton, Minn., Frank (Gloria) of Bruce, Debra of Mesa, Ariz., Kathy (Mark) Budde of Phoenix, Ariz., Jeannie (Pete) Kahne of Snowflake, Ariz. and David (Kristy) of Hingham. She is also survived by her 19 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren and numerous step-grandchildren and step-great-grandchildren. She is further survived by her brothers, John, Jim, George and Bob and her sisters, Mary Dominica and Ceal.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her brothers, Matt, Frank, Joe and Henry and her sisters, Rose and Angie.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, July 3, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Bruce with Fr. Inna Pothireddy officiating.
Burial will be at St. Mary's Church Cemetery.
Nash-Jackan Funeral Home assisted with the arrangements.