Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Alma Martha (Wieberg) Dette 1919-1986

Alma Martha Dette, of Dixon, was born on February 5, 1919, at Argyle, a daughter of Louis Joseph and Gertrude Eichholz Wieberg, and departed this life at 11:05 p.m., on Monday evening, August 11, 1986 in the University of Missouri Medical Center, Columbia.  Mrs. Dette had been in failing health for the past eight months and had attained the age of 67 years, 6 months and 6 days.

Mrs. Dette was united in marriage on September 19, 1942, at Olivette, Missouri to Raymond Joseph Dette, and to this union, five children were born.  Mrs. Dette was preceded in death by her father on October 3, 1957; and one brother, Roman Wieberg.

Mrs. Dette was a member of the St. Theresa’s Catholic Church, Dixon, and was a housewife for all her working life.

Those left to mourn the passing of Mrs. Dette include: Her husband, Raymond J. Dette, of the home in Dixon; two sons, Joseph Dette, Rolla, and paul Dette, Dixon; three daughters; Mrs. Mary Jane Jersild, Wilmington, Delaware, Mrs. Catherine Buckley, Danville, Pennsylvania, and Mrs. Rita Lang, Des Moines, Iowa; her mother, Mrs. Gertrude Wieberg, Argyle; two brothers, Toby Wieberg and Lee Wieberg, both of Argyle; four sisters, Mrs. Mary Stratman, Vienna, Mrs. Dorothy Massman, Argyle, Mrs. Zita Tappel, Koeltztown, and Mrs. Freda Kampeter, Argyle; seven grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.

A Rosary Service was held for Mrs. Dette at 8:00 p.m., on Wednesday evening, August 13, 1986, in the Dixon Chapel of the Birmingham - Martin Funeral Homes with the Rev. Walter Reisinger leading.

The Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated for Mrs. Dette at 8:00 a.m., on Thursday morning, August 14, 1986 in the St. Theresa’s Catholic Church, Dixon, with the Rev. Walter Reisinger officiating.

Interment was in the St. Aloysius Cemetery, Argyle, under the direction of the Dixon Chapel of the Birmingham - Martin Funeral Homes.  Pallbearers for Mrs. Dette were Ronald Stratman, Mike Wieberg, Don Tappel, Ralph Kampeter, Mark Wieberg and Kenneth Wieberg.

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