Easton Marvel Ann Staloch, age 83, died Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014, surrounded by her family (including all her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren) at St. Mary's Hospital in Rochester.
Mass of Christian Burial was held Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church in Easton. Rev. Thomas Niehaus officiated and interment was in Our Lady of Mount Carmel Cemetery, Barber Township, Faribault County.
Bruss-Heitner Funeral Home of Wells was in charge of arrangements.
Marvel was born July 14, 1931 to John and Florence (Meyer) Schuster in Easton. She was united in marriage to Louis Staloch June 12, 1951. Marvel was the postmaster in Easton for 30 years, and a member of the Minnesota League of Postmasters. She looked forward to working at the State Fair for 25 years. She also worked as a waitress at the Easton Legion with Louis. Marvel enjoyed being a softball coach for the Easton Summer Softball Program for more than 10 years. She was a 62-year member of the American Legion Auxiliary, and a life-long member of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church, where she was an active member of the CCW and was a communion minister. Marvel enjoyed doing tillage work in the field in spring and fall, loved her flowers, feeding her birds and mowing lawn. She was a die-hard Twins and Vikings fan. She also looked forward to visiting with her friends at the library every Tuesday. Marvel was a very loving and generous person, and loved living her life to the fullest with a smile on her face, always bringing happiness to others. She attended every single sporting and school event that her children and grandchildren participated in over the past 30 years, and also enjoyed shopping with her granddaughters. Marvel was very proud of her entire family. She lived her life of faith, and she and Louis were wonderful role models of marriage for their family.
Marvel is survived by her husband of 63 years, Louis, of Easton; children: Craig (LaRue) Staloch, of Minnesota Lake, Sheila (Bryan) Schmidt, of Northfield, Gayle (Vern) Heise, of Easton and Margo (Terry) Latusek, of Wells; nine grandchildren: Derek (Jill) Staloch, Aaron (Krista) Staloch, Kyle (Katie) Staloch, Chad (Kari) Colby, John Heise (special friend Sarah), Krystle Heise (special friend Jason), and Shelby, Cassidy and Cody Latusek; eight great-grandchildren; brothers: Marvin (Pat) Schuster of Delavan, and Bonnie (Annette) Schuster, of Easton; brothers and sisters-in-law: Eddie Staloch, of Albert Lea, Catherine Zimney, of Albert Lea, Betty Chicos, of Rochester, and Marie Zimney, of Plymouth.
She is preceded in death by her parents.
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