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Odelia Theresia Britz, 95, of Glencoe

Odelia Britz

Odelia Theresia (Maier) Britz, 95, Glencoe, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 4, 2018, at Glencoe Regional Health Services Long Term Care in Glencoe.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, July 13, at 10:30 a.m. at Church of St. Pius X in Glencoe, with Rev. Anthony Stubeda officiating. Sue Mielke will be the organist. Gus and Irene Makovsky will be the song leaders. Musical selections will be: “Here I Am Lord,” “Amazing Grace,” “On Eagle’s Wings,” “Song Of Farewell,” “Let There Be Peace On Earth.”
Interment will be on Monday, July 16, at 1:15 p.m. at Fort Snelling National Cemetery in Minneapolis.
Odelia Theresia (Maier) Britz was born on October 10, 1922, in Pierz. She was the daughter of Joe and Ida (Mischke) Maier. Odelia was baptized as an infant and was later confirmed in her faith as a youth both in Pierz. She received her education through eighth grade in Pierz.
On May 25, 1946, Odelia was united in marriage to Sylvester Britz at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Buckman. After their marriage, the couple lived in Minneapolis and in 1950 they moved to Glencoe.
Mrs. Britz was employed at Ed’s Market as a cashier and 3M, retiring after 18 years. She was a loving mother and homemaker.
She was a faithful member of Church of St. Pius X in Glencoe and cleaned the linens for the church.
Mrs. Britz enjoyed camping, gardening, cooking and baking for her family. She cherished the time she spent with her family, especially her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren.
When she needed assistance with her daily care, Odelia became a resident of Glencoe Regional Health Services-Long Term Care on November 27, 2017.
Mrs. Britz is survived by her; children, Gary (Vickie) Britz of Sacramento, Calif., Terri Britz, Tom (Anne) Britz of White Fish, Mont., Tim (Doreen) Britz of Courtland, Joel (Linda) Britz of Milwaukee, Wis.; son-in-law, John Vogel of Houston, Texas; grandchildren, Angie (Mike) Rowand, Erin Vogel, Olivia (Craig Wheat) Britz, Amanda (John) Nielsen, Kevin Britz, Travis Britz, Jaclyn Britz, and Jenna Britz; step grandson, Jordan Rieder; four great- grandchildren; sisters, Erma LoBello of Minneapolis, Ethel Ginkel of Minneapolis, LaDonna Maier of Rochester, Gloria Flint of St. Cloud; nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Joe and Ida Maier; husband, Sylvester Britz; infant twin sons, Daniel and Darryl; daughter, Mary Ellen Vogel; and brother, Larry Maier.
Arrangements arr with the Johnson-McBride Funeral Chapel of Glencoe. Online Obituaries and Guest Book available at www.mcbridechapel.com.