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Ina Louise Stoeckli age 84, of Madelia, MN died on December 4, 2017, at her home in Madelia.
Visitation will be Thursday, December 14, 2017 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm at Sturm Funeral Home, Pilgrim Chapel and will continue Friday from 9:30 am until 10:30 am at the United Methodist Church, Madelia.
Service will be held at the United Methodist Church, Madelia, on Friday, December 15, 2017 at 10:30 am.
The clergy will be Pastor Daniel Dempster. Interment will take place at a later date at the Riverside Cemetery in Campbell, MN.
Arrangements are with Sturm Funeral Home, Pilgrim Chapel in Madelia. On line condolences may be left at www.sturmfh.com.
Ina Louise (Chatwood) Stoeckli was born in Doran, Minnesota, on January 30, 1933, the daughter of Clifford Harry Chatwood and Lulu Grace (Christophel) Chatwood. She married Hans Rudolf Stoeckli on January 23, 1964. She was a member of Madelia United Methodist Church. Ina lived in several cities in Minnesota and Illinois. She worked in various areas of business, including real estate, insurance, and property management. She cherished her family deeply, and kept in close contact, especially through social media. Ina had many interests including technology, genealogy, nature, photography, travel, politics, and reading. She could strike up a conversation with anyone, and she had a great sense of humor. Her faith was strong and carried her through the trials and joys of life.
Ina is survived by her children, Cliff (Marla) Kersten, Kristie (David) Kittok, Michael (Gayle) Kersten, Susan (Steve) Drew, Elizabeth (Tony) Thurston, Heidi (Robert) Cooling, Teresa (Denoa) Griffin; 20 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Hans Stoeckli; four sisters; grandchildren Joseph Cooling and Isaiah Kittok, and great-grandchild Bailian Kittok.
Published on December 11, 2017
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