August 31, 1927 – Sunday, June 10, 2010
St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church
June 23, 2010
Thaline B. Paschke, age 82, of Winsted, MN, passed away early Sunday morning, June 20th, 2010, at St. Mary’s Care Center in Winsted.
She was born on August 31, 1927, in Sebeka, MN, the daughter of Walter and Sylvia Isackson Sporre.
Thaline was baptized in 1927. She was also instructed in the Lutheran Catechism and confirmed in the Christian faith on May 21, 1944, at First English Lutheran Church in Faribault, MN.
She graduated from Faribault High School in May, 1945.
On August 4, 1947, Thaline B. Sporre and Russel R. Paschke were joined in holy marriage in Faribault. Gob blessed their marriage with eight children.
She was a faithful member of St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Winsted. She formerly served her church as a Sunday School teacher and belonged to the Lutheran Women’s Mission League.
Thaline enjoyed gardening, flowers, birds, crafting, and was a very artistic person. She had various collections that she enjoyed adding to by finding a special treasure at many rummage sales and had a story for every piece! Through the years, she also was a Cub and Girl Scout mother. She formerly was employed at St. Mary’s Nursing Home, the Red Owl Store, and at the Edco Sewing Factory.
Survived by loving husband of sixty-two years: Russel R. Paschke; eight children: Steve (Mary) Paschke and David (Carol) Paschke all of Watertown, Stanley Paschke and Patty (Jerry) Wemhoff all of Winsted, Bonnie Fisher of Loretto, Connie (Tom) Schermann and Mary (Tim) Laxen all of Winsted and Wally Paschke and special friend Patty Adickes of Montrose; twenty-two grandchildren and seventeen great-grandchildren; brothers: Raymond Sporre of Faribault and Bernie (Kathy) Sporre of Lake Havasu, AZ; sisters: Delores Linse of Lake Havasu, AZ, and Mrylene Hayes of Carpentersville, IL; a sister-in-law: Marcella Paschke of Faribault; a brother-in-law: Bernie Keeley of Ocala, FL; other relatives and friends.
Preceded in death by a grandson: Billy Wemhoff, her parents, father-in-law and mother-in-law: Alex and Ida Paschke; and by brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law.
Funeral services for Thaline Paschke were held on Wednesday, June 23rd at 1:30 P.M. at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Winsted. Pastor Mark S. Loder officiated. Interment followed at the Winsted Public Cemetery.
A visitation was held on Tuesday, June 22nd from 4-8 P.M. at the Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted. Further visitation was held on Wednesday, June 23rd one hour prior to services at the church.
Honorary Casket Bearers were Dena Fiske, Jody Christensen, Jennifer Schmidt, Deanne Wemhoff, Chris Cardinal, Kim Schauer and Kelli Paschke.
Casket Bearers were Jeremy Fisher, Brian Paschke, Joel Paschke, Michael Paschke, Jon Laxen and Jacob Paschke.