Holy Trinity Catholic Church-Winsted, MN
Wednesday, April 12th, 2017
Chilson Funeral Home-Winsted, MN
Tuesday, April 11th, 2017
A Rosary will be recited at 5:00 P.M. Tuesday, April 11th with a Prayer Service at 7:30 P.M.
Further visitation at the funeral home Wednesday morning, April 12th from 8:30-9:30 A.M.
Estella Ann “Stella” Fogarty, age 78, of Lester Prairie passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 6th, 2017 in hospice at a daughter’s home in Silver Lake.
She was born on September 23, 1938 in Graettinger, Iowa the daughter of James R. & Evelyn M. (Hereim) Martin.
On April 2, 1956, Estella Ann “Stella” Martin and Joseph E. “Joe” Fogarty were joined in holy marriage in Lyle, Minnesota. God blessed their marriage with eight children.
Stella was formerly employed as a nurse’s aide at Alice Haney Home in Lester Prairie and at Glencoe Long Term Care Center. She was a nurse at Burn’s Manor in Hutchinson.
She was a faithful member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted and belonged to its C.C.W.
Stella enjoyed crocheting, watching the Twins and Vikings, playing computer games and cards, and fishing with her husband. She loved her grandchildren and great grandchildren!
Survived by children: Sherry (Gene) Ide of Garrison, North Dakota, Jim (Rita) Fogarty of Inver Grove Heights, Kathy (Joe) Justus of Menomonie, Wisconsin, Nancy (Tom) Radtke and Pat (Brenda) Fogarty all of Silver Lake, Mike (Sharon) Fogarty of Auburn, Washington, Michele Fogarty of Silver Lake, and Kari Fogarty of Lester Prairie; grandchildren: Krista (Jeff) Myers; Robert Fogarty, David Fogarty; Katie (Matt) Strauss, Martin (Jana) Justus, James Justus; Mitchell (Sara) Radtke, Myles Radtke; Jessica Fogarty, Felicia Fogarty, Colin Fogarty; Joseph Fogarty, Erin Fogarty and Stephanie (Jason) Schmidt; great grandchildren: Danica, Lynde & Nora Myers; Carter, EmmaJo & Leo Strauss; Stella and Quinn Justus; Cadence & Frederick Anderson Jr. and Mya Schmidt; brothers & sisters: James and Peter Martin, Mary (Clifford) Egland and Evelyn Martin; many other relatives and friends.
Preceded in death by her husband Joseph “Joe” Fogarty, her parents, a brother Ronald Martin, a sister Theresa Nitchals and by a sister-in-law Alice Martin.
A Mass of Christian Burial for Estella Ann “Stella” Fogarty will be held on Wednesday, April 12th, 2017 at 10:00 A.M. at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted. Father Paul Schumacher will be the Celebrant.
Interment will follow at Holy Trinity Cemetery.
A visitation will be held on Tuesday, April 11th from 4-8 P.M. at The Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted. A Rosary will be recited at 5:00 P.M. and a Prayer Service will be held at 7:30 P.M. Further visitation will be held on Wednesday, April 12th at the funeral home from 8:30-9:30 A.M.
Casket Bearers-grandsons: Robert Fogarty, Martin Justus, Joseph Fogarty, Mitchell Radtke, Myles Radtke, James Justus, David Fogarty and Colin Fogarty.
Forever in our hearts.
Jim, so sorry to hear of your mom. Take care and God Bless. Bonnie
My sympathies to all. Stella will live on in each of you. Your memories will be a blessing. Peace.
To the Fogarty family – Our sympathies to you and all your loved ones. Stella was such a blessing and that will continue on through all of you. Our prayers continue to be with you. May you find comfort in the life she lived.
We were sad to learn of Stella’s death. She was a warm, fun-loving person. You have our deepest sympathy and are in our prayers.