Greenwood Funeral Home
In Memory Of Gretchen Mummert
Gretchen Mummert
Gretchen Mummert
Born: August 24, 1927
Died: April 1, 2015
Age: 87
Gretchen Mummert
August 24, 1927 - April 1, 2015
Gretchen Emily (Wieland) Mummert, the daughter of George and Pauline (Stutz) Wieland was born in Aurelia, IA, on August 24, 1927. She received her early education in the Aurelia schools, graduating from Aurelia High School in 1945. Following graduation, she worked as a secretary for the Whitney Elevator, and later at the Otis Radio Shop and Waltmar Beauty Shop.

She was united in marriage to Dean Mummert on June 14, 1947 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Cherokee. They became the parents of four children, Larry, Paula, Tom and Duane. Gretchen loved to cook. She enjoyed being outdoors, whether it was working in her flower beds, watching the wildlife, or fishing. Spending time with her family and friends was very special to her.

Gretchen passed away on Wednesday, April 1, 2015, at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center in Cherokee, IA, at the age of 87. She was preceded in death by her parents, a brother, Keith Wieland and a sister, Janet Kolpin.

Left to cherish her memory is her husband, Dean; four children: Larry (Beth) Mummert of Delta, CO, Dick (Paula) Benson of Cherokee, Thomas (Lynette) Mummert of Larrabee, IA, and Duane (Patty Peterson) Mummert of Cherokee; 11 grandchildren: Wade, Mark (Amy), Mary (Ken), Stacey, Dean, Brian (Laura), Krista (Rod), Mike (Linda), Breanne, Aaron and Haley; 13 great-grandchildren: McKenna, Mya, Hope, Victoria, Olivia, Dillon, Ashton, Simon, Hanna, Adam, Jacob, Gemma and Allyssa; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Condolences
Tuesday, April 07, 2015
Dean and Family:
So sorry to hear of Gretchen's passing...she was a very special
gal...I still have her Ginger Snap cookie recipe she gave me many
years ago..Losing a spouse is not an easy journey to be on as my
husband was killed in a truck accident here in Oklahoma 13 yrs ago...I wish you the very best...you are in my thoughts and prayers.
Love and Prayers..Norma J. Hanson (Gano)
Norma J. Hanson
Tuesday, April 07, 2015
Duane, Sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers to you and your Family.
Mary Morris
Tuesday, April 07, 2015
Dean and family/ Thinking of you/ Take care
Lauren R Bakker
Friday, April 03, 2015
Dear Paula and Family,
Please know that I pray with you and your family now and in the days ahead for peace and comfort. The many memories of the happy times will be treasured and will be a source of reassurance to you, always. I am sure you are counting all the blessings your mom provided and that you are grateful for them all. Blessings, Mark Cunningham and Family
Mark Cunningham
Friday, April 03, 2015
grandma Gretchen was a good gramma. Brian shared his good memories of spending time with her when he was a little boy and how wonderful her cooking was. Our sympathy to her family and may they feel wrapped in her love in the days ahead.
Chuck and Julie Tolzin
Thursday, April 02, 2015
Sorry for your loss. Our hearts and prayers are with you.
God Bless.
Richard and Jeannette Ott


SERVICES
10:30 a.m., Saturday, April 4, 2015, at Greenwood-Schubert Funeral Home in Cherokee.
OFFICIATING
Father Dan Guenther
CASKET BEARERS
Mike Mummert
Brian Benson
Aaron Mummert
Mark Schleef
Danny Speelmon
Wade Mummert
Mark Mummert
VISITATION
2:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., Friday, April 3rd. The family will be present from 5:00 until 7:00, and a prayer service will follow at 7:00 p.m.
MUSIC
Organist- Charlotte Groves

"Amazing Grace"
"Be Not Afraid"
by Dennis Bush
INTERMENT
Mt. Calvary Cemetery
Cherokee
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