PIERZ -- Saraphine Loidolt, 74, Pierz, died Thursday, Aug. 10, 2000, at home.
She was born Sept. 17, 1925, in Pierz to Matt and Barbara (Faust) Stuckmayer. She married Leander Loidolt on Sept. 2, 1947, in St. John's Catholic Church of Lastrup. She worked at Hartman's Store. In 1950, they moved to their farm near Lastrup and farmed there for 35 years. Their son, Tom, took over their farm. They moved to Leander's home place and for 15 years, they raised chickens for Gold 'N Plump. She worked at St. Mary's Villa. She was past president of Christian Mothers and past president and treasurer of the American Legion Auxiliary.
Survivors include her husband, Pierz; two sons, Tom, Pierz, and Dave, Pierz; six daughters, Barbara Happke, Pierz, Sharon Norris, Lakeville, Beverly Holmquist, Bynum, Mont., Mary Tschida, Hopkins, Alyce Justin, St. Stephan, and Diane Walker, Big Lake; 21 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; four brothers, Matt, Gerald and Melvin, all of Pierz, and Clarence, Farmington; and three sisters, Emma Hoffman, Pierz, Janet Schlegal, Inver Grove Heights, and Marilyn Flicker, St. Paul.
Her parents, two sisters, Melvina Lust and Delores Saehr, and a grandchild, died earlier.
Services were today at St. John's Catholic Church of Lastrup with Father Roger Thoennes officiating. Burial was in the parish cemetery.
Arrangements were with Brenny Funeral Home of Pierz.
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