Mass of Christian Burial was held Wednesday at St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Sauk Centre with the Rev. Todd Schneider officiating. Interment followed in the parish cemetery.
Sylvia Mary Felling was born May 9, 1919, in Padua, to John and Catherine (Wuertz) Felling. On Jan. 14, 1941, she was united in marriage to Walter J. Meyer at St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Sauk Centre. Sylvia worked at Fingerhut as a seamstress, at the Serepta Home as a cook and helper, and later in the kitchen at St. Michael’s Hospital and Nursing Home. Sylvia enjoyed gardening, sewing, and playing cards. She was a great cook and loved to find new recipes. Her greatest joy was spending time with her family and the endless hugs from her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Sylvia was a member of St. Paul’s Catholic Church, Christian Mothers, and the Paul F. Donart VFW Post 2853 Auxiliary.
Sylvia is survived by her children, Shirley (Joseph) White of Eagle, Colo., Duane (Judy) Meyer of Little Falls, Gary (Beth) Meyer of Sartell and Debra (Joseph) Bieganek of Littleton, Colo.; 13 grandchildren, Lisa, Julie, Daniel, Jeff, Shannyn, Jennifer, Stephanie, Jessica, Jill, McKena, Kyle, Brad, and Luke; 17 great-grandchildren; brothers and sisters, Alfrieda Kruse, Jerome (Joan) Felling, Henrietta (Don) Miller and David (Joyce) Felling.
Sylvia was preceded in death by her husband, Walter Meyer, Sept. 6, 1993; parents; brothers, Sylvester, Othmar, and Ambrose; and sisters, Ludwina Huston, Lucille Kuehnl and Frances Felling.
Serving as casketbearers were Joe White, Joe Bieganek, Dan White, Jeff Meyer, Kyle Bieganek and Brad Bieganek.
Serving as cross bearer was Jessica Soles and scripture bearer was Jill Blaylock. Gift bearers were McKena Meyer and Luke Bieganek.