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St. Mary's Catholic Church - Tracy
Thursday April 21st, 2016
11:00am

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Reta Marjorie Medrud

Mass of Christian Burial for Reta Medrud, 88, of Marshall, formerly of Milroy and Balaton, will be at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, April 21, 2016, at St. Dionysius Catholic Church in Tyler. Visitation will be Wednesday from 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at Almlie-Horvath Funeral Home in Tracy. Visitation will continue from 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Thursday at St. Dionysius Catholic Church. Interment will follow the service at St. Dionysius Catholic Cemetery in Tyler. Reta Marjorie (Lutterman) Medrud was born on January 22, 1928, in Sibley, IA, to Ube and Martha (White) Lutterman. When she was ten, she moved with her family to a farm near Tyler, MN. Reta graduated from Balaton High School. She obtained her Teaching Certificate from Normal School in Montevideo, MN. On June 10, 1948, she was united in marriage to Neil “Budd” Medrud. The couple farmed and raised their family near Balaton. Family was Reta’s passion and her life. She also was an avid reader and enjoyed dancing. Reta will be remembered for her kindness and her quick wit. In 2000, the couple retired from farming and moved to Milroy. In 2013, they moved to Heritage Point in Marshall. Reta died on Sunday, April 17, 2016, at the Avera Morningside Heights Care Center in Marshall. She is survived by her husband, Budd, of Marshall, children Leonard Medrud (and Arthur Jordan) of Redwood Falls, Robin Medrud of Cottage Grove, Wayne Medrud of Yelm, WA, Janelle Peterson of North Bend, WA, grandchildren Mark Rowe, Jonathan Thul, Melita Thul, Eric ( and Anabel)Fitzmedrud, Nicole Medrud, Noah Medrud, Andrea Peterson, great-grandchildren Sophia, Freya and Emmanuel Fitzmedrud, siblings Alfred Lutterman of White Bear Lake, Marian (and Arden) Swan of Tracy and Armella (and Gary) Deutz of Marshall, many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, siblings Edward, Raymond, Delmar, Margaret, Theresa, Willard and Rosella. Thursday, April 21, 2016 11:00 AM

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