Mrs. Mavis Breuer, age 83, of Hull, died Friday, Jan. 6, 2006, at the Pleasant Acres Care Center in Hull.
Mavis was born Sept. 5, 1922, at George, the daughter of Henry and Alice (Brommer) Hansmann. She grew up on a farm north of George and graduated from the George High School.
On Feb. 18, 1942, she was united in marriage to Emil Breuer. Together they lived on a farm north of Hull, where they farmed and raised their family of seven children. Emil died Aug. 23, 1976. Mavis then moved to Boyden. In 1992, she became a resident of the George Good Samaritan Home and then in 1998, transferred to Pleasant Acres.
Mavis was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church and St. Paul Helping Hand Circle. She spent a great deal of time crocheting, embroidering, and quilting. In recent years, her greatest joy was attending family celebrations, especially with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Mavis is survived by six children and their spouses, Leroy and Pearl Breuer, of Luverne, Minn., Larry and Audrey Breuer, of Peoria, Ariz., Glennis and Judy Breuer, of Hull, Marlene and Ken Sweeter, of Worthing, S.D., Galen and Jeanne Breuer, of Hull, and Steven and Lynn Breuer, of Le Mars; a daughter-in-law, Evelyn Breuer, of Rock Rapids; 28 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren; a sister and her husband, Mildred and Robert Dickmann, of Hull; a brother and his wife, Allen and Betty Hansmann, of George; and two sisters-in-law, Erma, and her husband, Rudolf Fick, of Hull; and Ora Breuer, of Sibley.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a son, Ervin; a grandson, Timothy; a great-grandson, Allen; and a brother, Marvin Hansmann.
Funeral services were at 10:30 a.m. today (Monday) at the St. Paul Lutheran Church, rural Hull. The Rev. John M. Riggle officiated. Interment followed at the church cemetery. Visitation was after 1 p.m. Sunday, with the family present from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Oolman Funeral Home in Hull.
Expressions of sympathy may be made at oolman.com.