Luella I. Marthaler


Luella I. Marthaler, age 89 of Greenwald, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Sunday, November 5, 2023, at the Mother of Mercy Nursing Home in Albany, MN.
Per Luella’s request, a private service will be held at a later date.
Luella Ida Hortsch was born February 24, 1934, in Buckman, Minnesota, to Frank and Barbara (Lange) Hortsch. On September 3, 1955, she married Virgil Marthaler of Greenwald at St. Andrew Catholic Church. She and Virgil made Greenwald their home, and it was where they raised their five children. .
She is survived by Virgil, her husband of 68 years, her children Mary (Nick) Barten of Bloomington, Carole Weber-Brown of Alexandria, Linda (John) Kociemba of Grey Eagle, and Dan Marthaler of Maple Grove in addition to her brothers Lawrence (St. Cloud) and Vern (Milton, WA) and eleven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Luella was preceded in death by her parents, her brothers Lambert (1963) and Leon (2014), and by her daughter, Joan (Glen) Gerads (2020).
Arrangements were made with Patton-Schad Funeral and Cremation Services of Melrose.