Verena S. Rademacher, 83, of Plainview passed away unexpectedly at her
home on Thursday, April 28, 2016. She was born on August 26, 1932, in
Wabasha County to Kermit and Mildred (Laqua) Becker. She grew up in
rural Theilman and graduated from Plainview High School in 1950.
On May 22, 1953, she married Philip H. Rademacher. They lived in the
Plainview/Theilman area for 47 years until his death in 2000. Verena was
employed at Bates Variety, Kaupa Locker Plant and Plainview Public
Schools. She was an active member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in
Theilman. Verena enjoyed volunteering with bingo on Wednesdays at the
Plainview nursing home. She also enjoyed spending time with family and
friends and always looked forward to her monthly breakfast outing with her
brothers and sister-in-laws.
Verena is survived by two daughters, Linda (Tim) Hynes of Plainview and
Laurie (Earl) Schmit of Plainview; two granddaughters, Brenda (Jeremy)
Tesch of Rushford and Rebecca Hynes of Rochester; two grandsons,
Jeremy Schmit and Chad Schmit of Plainview; two great grandchildren
Riley and Shelby Tesch; two brothers, Delmar (Kathleen) Becker of
Plainview and Gene (Rojean) Becker of Lake City; and sister-in-law,
Gertrude Schurhammer of Wabasha.
She was preceded in death by her husband, parents; son, Dale; and
granddaughter, Jennifer Hynes.
Funeral Mass will be Tuesday, May 3, 2016, 11:00 a.m. at St. Joseph’s
Catholic Church in Theilman with Father James Russell officiating. Burial is
at St. Joseph Cemetery in Theilman. Visitation is Monday 5-8 p.m. at
Schad & Zabel Funeral Home in Plainview and one hour prior to the
service at the church on Tuesday. A prayer service will be conducted at 7:
30 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Schad & Zabel Funeral Home, 57 3rd St SW, Plainview, MN, 55964, 507-