Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, February 22, 2014 at St. James Catholic Church in Jacobs Prairie, MN for Mathias H. Hondl, age 86, who died Tuesday at Assumption Home. Burial with full Military Honors will be in the Parish Cemetery.
Relatives and Friends may call from 4:00 8:00 p.m. Friday, February 21, 2014 at the Wenner Funeral Home in Cold Spring. Parish prayers will be at 7:00 p.m., followed by a rosary with Catholic United Financial. Visitation will continue from 9:00 10:30 a.m. Saturday morning at the funeral home.
Math was born in Albany, MN to Anton and Agnes (Knapp) Hondl. He married Delrose Hennen Becker on January 25, 1980 in Seven Dolors Catholic Church, Albany, MN. Math served in the U.S. Army from 1952 1960. After 39 years of employment he retired in 1993 from Franklin/Electrolux. Math enjoyed gardening, woodworking, playing cards, traveling and spending time with his children, nieces, nephews and grandchildren.
Survivors include his wife, Delrose; children, Peter Becker, Rick (Kellie) Becker, Diane (Craig) Suter, Deb (Marty) Neu, Ken (Mary) Becker, Wally (Noy) Becker, Barb (Jeff) Tidd, Alan Becker, Jerry (Barb) Becker, Rod (Nancy) Becker; siblings, Anthony Hondl, John (Mary Jo) Hondl, Carl (Lorraine) Hondl, Anselm (Shirley) Hondl, Ralph Hondl, Roman (Connie) Hondl; brother-in-law, Tom Dattilo; sister-in-law, Lucille Hondl; 24 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; siblings, Agnes Dattilo, Ann Maslow, Mary Hondl, Matthew Hondl and George Hondl.