Funeral services will be 7:30 p.m. Sunday, November 10, 2013 at Wenner Funeral Home in Cold Spring, MN for Delrose “Del” Stewart who died Wednesday at the St. Cloud Hospital surrounded by her family. There will be a gathering of relatives and friends from 4:00 – 7:30 p.m. at the funeral home prior to the service. Inurnment will be in the Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery at a later date.
Del was born in Cold Spring to Ignatius and Mary (Lutgen) Theisen. She married Raymond Stewart on October 6, 1949 in St. Luke’s Catholic Church in Clearwater, MN. Del was a homemaker and in her younger years provided daycare for many children. She enjoyed wintering in Westlaco Texas, sewing doll clothes, and playing Bingo. Del especially loved being with her family, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. She was a member of Cold Spring American Legion Auxiliary.
Survivors include her children, Michael (Linda) of Cold Spring, Bob (Joyce) of Cold Spring, Jeff of Cold Spring, and Brenda (Jim) Dockendorf of Richmond; brothers, Vernon (Irma) Theisen, Ignatius Jr. (Sharon) Theisen; sisters, Coletta (Dave) Kolb, Mary Jane (Jerry) Sventek, and Dorothy Watzl; sister-in-law, Lois (John) Barron; 9 grandchildren, and 8 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Ray (2012); son, James; parents, and three sisters and one brother.
Arrangements are with the Wenner Funeral Home in Cold Spring, MN.