Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 a.m. Thursday, March 14, 2013 at Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Richmond, MN for Hildegard Steil, age 91, who died Saturday at Cherrywood Advanced Living in Richmond, MN. Entombment will be private in the parish cemetery.
Relatives and friends may call from 4:00 -8:00 p.m. Wednesday at the Wenner Funeral Home in Richmond. Parish Prayers will be at 4:00 p.m. followed by a rosary with the Richmond Christian Women, Catholic Order of Foresters and Catholic United Financial. Visitation will continue from 9:00 – 10:30 a.m. Thursday morning at the funeral home.
Hildegard was born in St. Nicholas, MN to Nicholas and Elizabeth (Jones) Binsfield. She married Gilbert Steil on September 15, 1940 in St. Nicholas Catholic Church in St. Nicholas, MN. Hildegard was a mother and homemaker and loved doting on her 17 grandchildren. She enjoyed quilting, cooking, crafts, gardening, fishing, and donating her time and food to people she cared about. Hildegard was a member of the Richmond Christian Women, Catholic Order of Foresters and Catholic United Financial, and Sts. Peter & Paul Parish.
Survivors include her children, Louise Stommes, Gary (Judith) Steil, Sandy (Eddie) Mackereth, Sharon Trueman, Rhonda (Rod) Green; 17 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Gilbert; grandchildren, Scott and Shelley Stommes.
Arrangements are with the Wenner Funeral Home in Richmond, MN.