Marie G. Tieskoetter, 88, of Ossian, passed away Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018, at Ossian Senior Hospice.
Marie Gertrude, the daughter of Auguste (Hartmann) and John Gossling, was born April 10, 1930, on a farm near Festina. She attended St. Mary's Parochial School in Festina. She
was united in marriage to Frank
Tieskoetter on Nov. 4, 1953, at St. Francis
de Sales Catholic Church in Ossian. They farmed west of Ossian. Marie was a resident of Ossian Senior Hospice since November 2011.
Marie is survived by her six children, Larry (Bernadine) Tieskoetter, George (Anne Kriener) Tieskoetter, Elaine (Ron) Holthaus, Laura (Faron) Bindert, Mary (Rick) Springsteen and Frank Tieskoetter; 17 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; brothers, Martin (Margaret) Gossling and Norbert (Darlene) Gossling; her sister, Sister Maryam Gossling F.S.P.A. of La Crosse, Wis.; and sisters-in-law, Agatha Hoffman and Anita Tieskoetter.
Marie was preceded in death by her husband, Frank, in 2007; daughterin-law, Traci Tieskoetter, in 1991; parents, John and Auguste Gossling; siblings and their spouses, Theresa and Alvin Myers, Rita and Robert Gebel and Alphonse Gossling; her parents-in-law, Bernard and Mary Tieskoetter; and sisters- and brothers-in-law, Louis (Irene) Tieskoetter, Joseph (Hedwig) Tieskoetter, Helen (Herman) Hemesath, Hedwig (Joe) Hoffman, Paul (Marie) Tieskoetter, Alphonse Tieskoetter and Jack Hoffman.
Visitation will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 13, at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church, Ossian, with a 3:45 p.m. rosary and a 7 p.m. Scripture service. There also will be a one hour visitation before Mass on Friday at the church. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at noon Friday at the church with the Rev. Robert Gross as celebrant. Burial will follow at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Cemetery, Ossian. Schmitz-Grau Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Ossian is helping the family with arrangements.