December 22, 1915 – Thursday, March 3, 2011
Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted
Monday, March 7, 2011
George “Butch” Lachermeier, age 95, of Winsted, died Thursday, March 3, 2011, at the Glencoe Regional Health Services in Glencoe. Butch was born on December 22, 1915, in Lester Prairie, MN, to George and Mary (Remer) Lachermeier. He married Elmerine Kieser at Holy Trinity Catholic Church and the couple made their home in Winsted. God blessed their marriage with two children. Butch and Elmerine farmed until their retirement and moved to the town of Winsted in 1996. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus, Holy Family Catholic Aid, the Winsted Legion and Senior Dining. He enjoyed working at the Legion breakfasts, especially pouring coffee! Butch was very involved with the church and school. He truly enjoyed mowing the lawn with his John Deere tractor and sitting on his front porch. George was extremely proud to have served his country!
George is survived by his wife of 60 years; children: Patty (Matt) Cafferty of Lester Prairie and Doug Lachermeier of Winsted, sisters-in-law: Florentine Lachermeier, Alice Lachermeier, Daisy Lachermeier and Sally Lachermeier, along with many nieces and nephews and other relatives and friends. George was preceded in death by his parents; granddaughter: Dawn Loew on October 26, 1997 and siblings: Joe Lachermeier, Leo Lachermeier, Tony Lachermeier, Sr., Benny Lachermeier, Paul Lachermeier, Leonard Lachermeier, Allie Lachermeier, Magdalen Hertzog and Ann Boyle.
A Mass of Christian Burial will take place Monday, March 7, 2011, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted at 11:00 AM. Fr. Tony Hesse will be the celebrant, and interment with military rites will follow at Holy Trinity Cemetery. Visitation will take place at Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted on Sunday, March 6, 2011 from 4-8 PM. Holy Family Rosary will be held at 4:00 PM, Legion prayer service will be held at 6:30 PM and parish prayer service will be held at 7:30. Further visitation will be held at the funeral home from 9-10:30 on Monday.
Casket bearers will be John Lachermeier, David Lachermeier, Glen Lachermeier, Dale Lachermeier, Stan Lachermeier, and Tony Lachermeier, Jr.