LaMay Drexler

LaMay Drexler, 93, of Redwood Falls, passed away Sunday, May 5, 2019, at Wood Dale Nursing Home in Redwood Falls.  Mass of Christian Burial was held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, May 10, at St. Catherine’s Catholic Church in Redwood Falls.  Interment was in the St. Catherine’s Catholic Cemetery. 

LaMay Bernice Drexler was born April 4, 1926, to Hugo and Loretta (Weber) Nachreiner in Burnstown Township, Brown County, Minnesota.  She was baptized and confirmed at St. Raphael Catholic Church in Springfield.  LaMay attended St. Raphael Catholic School through eighth-grade.  On June 14, 1950, she married Richard John Drexler at St. Raphael Catholic Church.  The couple lived in Walnut Grove, Fairfax and settled in Redwood Falls in 1961.  LaMay worked at home raising her family.  She was a member of the CCW, Altar Society, St. Catherine’s Catholic Church and the National Shrine of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal.  LaMay volunteered for numerous funeral lunches and at Precious Blood Catholic School in the 60s-70s.  She enjoyed cake decorating, fishing, gardening and flowers.  LaMay loved taking pictures, reading newspapers, and visiting with friends, family and relatives.   

LaMay is survived by her son, Allen (Rebecca) Drexler; granddaughter, Theresa LaMay Drexler, all of Blaine; sister, Irene Weiss of Comfrey; sister-in-law, Dorothy Nachreiner of Rochester, and many other relatives and friends.  She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, Richard; stepmother Theresa Nachreiner; brother, Denis Nachreiner; and brother-in-law, Clarence Weiss.

Online condolences may be sent at  Stephens Funeral Service - Redwood Valley Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

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