Mary Clara Radermacher Tuesday, December 11, 1945 - Monday, September 11, 2017
The Zahrbock Funeral Home announces the death Mary Clara Radermacher (Brandenburger), age 71, who passed away at her home on Monday Sept 11, 2017 following a battle with cancer. Funeral Service will be Thursday September 14 at 11:00 am at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Rosen with Father Brian Oestreich, Father Germain Rademacher and Father Jack Nordic presiding. Internment will be in the Rosen Cemetery. Visitation will be from 1:00-5:00 Zahrbock Funeral Home in Madison, MN and at St Joseph's Church from 6:00-8:00 pm with a prayer service at 7:00 pm also at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Rosen. Mary Clara was born on December 11, 1945 to Leopold and Agnes Brandenburger (Wollschlager) in Milbank, South Dakota. She attended school in Nassau, Good Council in Mankato, MN and returned to graduate from High School in Marietta, MN in 1963. On June 27, 1964, she was married to Gerard Radermacher at St. James Catholic Church in Nassau. They were blessed with three children. Mary farmed alongside her husband near Rosen and enjoyed gardening, sewing, canning, baking and spending time with her grandchildren. Mary spent many hours volunteering for St Joseph's Church and Northern Plains Sustainable Agriculture. Mary is survived by her husband of 53 years, Gerard; her three children: Edward (Cathy) of Rosen, Karen Miller (Greg) of Clear Lake, IA and Robert (Nancy) of Bellingham; and one adopted daughter Maria of Willmar, MN. Ten grandchildren: Joshua Miller of Chicago, IL; Brianna Hughes (Alek) or Fort Riley, KS; Michaela Swenson (Quincy) of Fort Riley, KS; Brittany Miller (fiancé Alec) of Northfield, MN; Justin Radermacher of Sioux Falls, SD, Megan and Jacob Radermacher of Bellingham, Katelyn Miller of Colorado Springs, CO, Deric Radermacher of Dahlonega, GA and Kristina Miller of Clear Lake, IA. One great grandchild, Thomas Hughes of Fort Riley, KS; two sisters, Patricia Meyer (Vince)of Milbank SD; Ann Grabow (Mark) of Big Stone, SD and one brother; Francis Brandenburger and special friend Sonjia Tilbury Lien of Nassau. Many nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents Leopold in 1969 and Agnes in 2016 and her sister in law Cleo Brandenburger.