Maryalice Weingartz, age 93, of North Mankato, died on Saturday, June 19, 2021 at Oak Terrace Assisted Living in North Mankato.
Funeral Mass will be at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, June 25, 2021 at St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church in Mankato. Interment will be at Woodland Hills Memorial Park in Mankato.
Visitation will be held 4 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 24, 2021 at the Mankato Mortuary, 1001 N. Riverfront Drive, Mankato with a prayer service beginning at 6 p.m. Visitation will continue at the church for one hour prior to the service on Friday.
Maryalice, the daughter of William Bernard and Mary Ann (Smothers) Gardner, was born on June 23, 1927 in White Lake, SD. In 1946, she graduated from Garden City High School. She married Donald Edward Weingartz on October 21, 1947 in Mankato. Maryalice was a waitress at Michaels Restaurant and Wayside Café and a cook at the Kato Ballroom. She was also the Open Class Superintendent for the Blue Earth County Fairgrounds. Maryalice was a member of the Mankato Moose Lodge and the Mankato Eagles Aerie 269 Auxillary. She enjoyed bingo, bowling, playing Pfeffer, gardening, and canning. Maryalice was also an avid sports fan and enjoyed watching the Minnesota Twins and Vikings.
She is survived by her children, Mary Ann Dahl of Buckeye, AZ, Donna Berentson of North Mankato, Thomas (Nancy) Weingartz of Farmington, and Ronald (Wendy) Weingartz of Mankato; grandchildren, Christian (Kathy) Glashan, Jason (Andrea) Glashan, Julie (Jason) Debing, Steven (Josh) Visser, Jeffrey Weingartz, Anthony Weingartz, Daniel (Bailee) Weingartz, and Andrew Weingartz (Josie Niss); great grandchildren, Sheridan and Nicholas Glashan, Winifred and Ronan Weingartz, and Kathryn and Jason Weingartz; sister, Marlene (Jerry) Patton of Rochester; sister in law, Loretta (Allen) Sigafus of North Mankato; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Donald in 2005; son in law, Glen Dahl; grandson, Fred Berentson; brother, William (Pat) Gardner; and sister, Mildred (Frank) Weingartz.