AKKERMAN INGEBRAND FUNERAL HOME – MORA
Luella Willert, of Rush City, formerly of Braham, passed away on Friday, March 30, 2018 at the Estates of Rush City. She was 94 years old.
MEMORIAL SERVICE will be held at 1:00 pm on Friday, April 6, 2018 at the First Lutheran Church in Hinckley with Rev. Brenda Wicklund officiating.
MEMORIAL VISITATION will be held on Thursday, April 5, 2018 from 5:00-7:00 pm at the church and 1 hour prior to the service on Friday.
PRIVATE INURNMENT will be held at Rice Lake Cemetery in Braham.
Luella I. Willert, of Rush City, formerly of Braham, passed away on Friday, March 30, 2018 at the Estates of Rush City. She was 94 years old.
Luella was born on May 12, 1923 in Braham, Minnesota to parents Emil and Esther (Krafve) Wenberg and was raised in the Dalbo area. She was baptized and confirmed at Salem Lutheran Church in Dalbo. In 2011, Luella became a member of First Lutheran Church in Hinckley.
Luella attended Whittier Country School north of Dalbo and went on to Ogilvie High School, where she graduated from in 1941. After high school, she moved to Minneapolis where she worked for several years. Luella then moved back to the Braham area where she worked for Dr. Nygren at the Braham Clinic for a few years and then pursued a job at the Cambridge Regional Center from which she retired from after 25 years of service. She was also involved with hospice and EMT.
Luella loved her family, her daughters, grandchildren, and her three great grandchildren. She loved sports, football, basketball, and especially baseball.
Luella is preceded in death by her parents, Emil and Esther Wenberg, grandson Shannon Jensen, and brother Norman Wenberg.
She is survived by her daughters Lana (Ron) Jensen and Candee (Glen) Polchow; grandchildren, Mark (Heather) Jensen, Jason Polchow, and Jesse Polchow; great grandchildren, Madison Jensen, Grace Jensen, and Marek Polchow; several cousins, other relatives and friends.