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Walter Meidl

d. September 12, 2017

Walter H. Meidl age 92, of Austin, Minnesota died Tuesday, September 12, at Our House Memory Care. Walter was born November 4, 1924, in New Ulm, Minnesota to Hugo E. Meidl and Mary (Saffert) Meidl. He grew up in New Ulm and attended Holy Trinity Catholic School after graduation, he then attended Dr. Salisbury Veternary School of Poultry Health. On June 22, 1944, during WW II, Walter enlisted in the Navy, he served in the South Pacific. On June 11, 1946 Walter was united in marriage to Rita Jane Schultz at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in New Ulm, to this union seven children were born. In 1947 Walter started his own business, Meidl Home Improvment, and ran it for 44 years. Walter was involved in many organizations in his community, The Knights of Columbus, Bohmian Poultry Club, Southern Minnesota Pigeon Association, Rochester Homing Pigeon Association and a Lifetime Member of the Disabled Veterans of the American Legion. Survivors include, his wife, Rita, six children Marjorie (Steve) Grosman, Linda (Keith) Schroeder, Michael Meidl, Mark Meidl, Mary Gettsche, Carol Knight; 19 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren He was preceded in death by his parents, son Staff Sgt Walter J. Meidl, great granddaughter Alexis Jo Haugland, four sisters and two brothers. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at 11:00 am on Friday September, 15, 2017 at Queen of Angels Catholic Church in Austin with Father Dale Tupper officiating, Friends may call from 10 – 11 am on Friday, September 15, at Queen of Angels Catholic Church Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery Austin, Minnesota Condolences may be left online at www.mayerfh.com

Service Information


Cemetery

Calvary Cemetery
4th Drive SW
Austin MN 55912


Visitation

Friday, September 15 2017
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Queen of Angels Catholic Church
1001 Oakland Avenue East
Austin MN 55912


Service

Friday, September 15 2017
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Queen of Angels Catholic Church
1001 Oakland Avenue East
Austin MN 55912

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