Dominic Stenzel, 86, Hartland

Published 12:00 am Thursday, January 11, 2007

Dominic Walter Stenzel, age 86, of Hartland, died Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2007, at his home in rural Hartland.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 13, at

All Saints Catholic Church in New Richland. The Rev. Thien Nguyen will officiate.

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Visitation will be Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. at All Saints Catholic Church in New Richland, with a prayer service at 8 p.m., and one hour prior to the service at the church.

Interment will be in St. Casimir Catholic Cemetery in Wells.

Dominic was born Jan. 3, 1921, in Faribault County, the son of

Paul K. Stenzel and Balbina (Chicos) Stenzel.

He married Evangeline Faith Alice More on Nov. 16, 1948, in Waseca.

He served in the U.S. Army from 1942-1945 during World War II and was very proud to serve his country.

Dominic loved his family and enjoyed spending time playing cards and visiting with them.

He did carpentry work and farmed all of his life.

Traveling to the livestock auction barn to buy small calves to raise was something he truly enjoyed. Dominic was always inventing or tinkering with something out on the farm.

Dominic is survived by his wife Evangeline of Hartland; his children and their spouses: Carol and John Creswell of Reinbeck, Iowa, Dale and Brenda Stenzel of Montgomery,

Rick and Mary Stenzel of New Richland, John and Bert Stenzel of Waseca, Jane and Steve Swehla of Wells, Jean and Greg Yokiel of Wells, Nancy and Daryl Kruger of Wells, Pat and Sheila Stenzel of Freeborn, Tim and Lori Stenzel of Pemberton, Jerry and Peggy Stenzel of St. Peter, and Jeff and Susie Stenzel of Freehold, N.J.;

his grandchildren: Matt and Nicole Creswell of Reinbeck, Iowa, Steph and Ben Goos of Gladbrook, Iowa,

Missy and Troy Huber of Montgomery, Kim Stenzel and her fianc/ Josh Edel, Rita Stenzel of Montgomery, Paul Stenzel of Montgomery, Sean Stenzel of New Richland, Jason and Lisa Stenzel of

Waseca, Mandy and Rich Honstad of Waseca, Josh Stenzel of St. Louis Park, Joe Stenzel of St. Louis Park, Kevin and Lindsey Swehla of Eden Prairie, Diane and Matt Andresen of Woodbury, Brad Swehla of Minneapolis, Nick and Kristie Yokiel of Comfrey, Andy Yokiel and his special friend Jamie Clennon of Wells, Ryan Yokiel of North Mankato, Ashley Kruger and her special friend Ryan Kleinbeck of Hartland, Adam Kruger and his special friend Brittni Jepma of Mankato, Jenna Stenzel of Mankato, Jill Stenzel of Freeborn, Danny Stenzel of North Mankato, Scott Stenzel of Pemberton, Nicole Stenzel of St. Peter, Megan Stenzel of St. Peter, Madison Stenzel of Freehold, N.J., and Logan Stenzel of Freehold, New Jersey; 11 great-grandchildren; and sisters: Regina Kalis of New Richland and Deloris Cory of Easton.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his brothers: Vincent, Raymond and Daniel; and sisters: Gertrude and Helen.