Marjorie Mongeau -- Stewartville

STEWARTVILLE -- A Mass for Marjorie Mongeau will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Good Thunder, Minn., with the Rev. Richard Colletti officiating. Burial will be in the church's cemetery.

Mrs. Mongeau, 88, of North Mankato, formerly of Stewartville, died Thursday (July 13, 2006) at Oaklawn Health Care Center in Mankato, Minn., from complications of Alzheimer's disease.

Marjorie Sackett was born Oct. 16, 1917, in Stewartville. She married Vincent Mongeau on April 19, 1941, at St. Bernard's Catholic Church in Stewartville. She was a longtime member of the Mothers Club of Good Thunder, Minn., and of the Altar and Rosary Society of St. Joseph's Catholic Church. She served as the organist at St. Joseph's Catholic Church and Pax Christi Catholic Church in Rochester. She enjoyed playing music, sewing and baking.

Survivors include her husband; two daughters, Joan (Lawrence) Albrecht of Ingleside, Ill., and Marcy (Robert) Capelle of Spring Valley, Minn.; a son, Jim (Kathy) of North Mankato, Minn.; 12 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Bill (Arva) Sackett of Rochester and Les (Barbara) Sackett of Oceanside, Calif.; and two sisters, Helen Welch of Rochester and Irene Dalcher of Stamford, Conn. She was preceded in death by a brother and two sisters.

Visitation will be two hours before the service Saturday at the church.


The family prefers memorials to St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Good Thunder, Minn.

Mankato Mortuary in Mankato, Minn., is in charge of arrangements.

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