Walter W. Treichel

The funeral for Walter W. Treichel will be at 11 a.m. Friday, May 12 at Resurrection Evangelical Lutheran Church in Rochester with Pastor Stephen Meyer officiating. Burial will be at 3 p.m. in St. Paul’s Lutheran Cemetery in New Ulm, MN.

Mr. Treichel, 92, of Rochester, died Monday, May 8th at St. Marys Hospital.

Walter was born April 7, 1925 in Victor, Iowa to Herman and Selma Treichel. He enlisted in the Air Force serving from 1942 to 1943. On June 2, 1948, he married Marcella (Stoll) at Ridgley Lutheran Church in Fairfax. The couple resided in New Ulm from 1948 to 1964, St. Charles from 1964 to 1967 and then moved to Rochester in 1967. He worked as a maintenance supervisor for the MN-DNR before retiring in 1990. In retirement, he enjoyed wood working and building bird houses.

Walter is survived by his son, Jerry (Barbara) Treichel of Kasson; daughter-in-law, Carol (Darrell) Morse of Rochester; brother, Ozzie (LaVerne) Treichel of Hood, Oregon; five grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren; and 1 great-great-grandchild. He is preceded in death by his wife, Marcella; son, Gene; and sister, Hilda (Sylvester) Hoffman.

Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, May 11 at River Park Chapel, Macken Funeral Home and an hour prior to the service at the church on Friday.

Online condolences are welcome at www.mackenfuneralhome.com.

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