Waunita Hoss, 85, Le Mars | Obituaries

LE MARS—Waunita M. Hoss, 85, of Le Mars, handed away on Friday, Nov. 17, 2023, at her residence surrounded by her household. 

Waunita Margaret Guerdet was born on March 5, 1938, on a farm close to Armstrong, the daughter of Leo Henry and Florence Marie (Flier) Guerdet. She attended Seneca (Iowa) Excessive College the place she graduated. She continued her schooling at Briar Cliff School in Sioux Metropolis, the place she studied nursing. It was at Briar Cliff that she met Kenneth Hoss at a faculty dance. They have been united in marriage on July 5, 1958, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Armstrong. 

The couple lived in Le Mars and Waunita discovered work as a nurse’s aide at Sacred Coronary heart Hospital from 1957 to 1958. Waunita then raised six lovely kids whereas working arduous on the farm with Ken. After the youngest, Jim, was in center college, Waunita labored within the Le Mars Group Excessive College kitchen from 1987 to 2000. She later carried out custodial work at MidAmerican Power in Le Mars for 20 years. 

Waunita was an lively member of All Saints Catholic Parish in Le Mars. She was the previous president of Christian Moms and likewise lively within the Catholic Daughters of the Americas the place she served as Regent for 4 years. Each Waunita and Ken instilled of their kids the love of music for Christ and sang within the church choir for over 25 years. She was a Eucharistic Minister, a lector, participated in Adoration and was a part of the prayer chain at St. Joseph Church. 

Waunita loved taking part in pinochle with a bunch of girl buddies for over 30 years, in addition to taking part in playing cards with church teams, family and friends. You possibly can see Waunita on a wonderful day in downtown Le Mars socializing with all her buddies. 

Waunita might be lovingly remembered by her husband, Kenneth of Le Mars; her kids, Teresa (Tom) Sauer of Le Mars, Laurie (George) Baack of Toledo, Cathryn (Brad) De Boer of Le Mars, Mary (late husband, Mike – January 2023) Durrett of Slaton, Texas, and James (Jessica) Hoss of Kearney, Nebraska; grandchildren, Nicholas (Tara) Sauer, Michael (Ali) Sauer, Kelby (Brett) Wulfekuhle, Madison (Eric) Wilkerson, Shania (Alex) Currier, Joseph De Boer, David Stafford, Lydia, Nathan, Christopher and Bennett Hoss; great-grandchildren, Emerson and Avery Wulfekuhle, Kenlee Wilkerson, Maeve Sauer,  and Tatum Currier. She can also be remembered by sisters and brothers-in-law Loretta (late husband Richard – April 1991) Hoss, Daryl and Karen Hoss, Carol (Hoss) and Sam Risolvato, Mary Jane (Hoss) Butler, Mike (late spouse – Joanne) Frick, Bob (late spouse – Patricia) Cornelsen and Jayne (late husband, Dwight – June 2023) Guerdet; in addition to many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in loss of life by her dad and mom; her son, Mark Hoss (1984); son-in-law, Mike Durrett (2023); her brothers, Douglas Guerdet, Dennis Guerdet and Dwight Guerdet and two sisters in infancy, Mary and Bernadette; in-laws, Frank and Clara Hoss; brothers and sisters-in-law, Joanne (Hoss) Frick, Elaine (Guerdet) Herker, Richard Hoss, Donald Hoss, Leonard Hoss, Ralph Kessler, Harold and Helen (Hoss) Bruning, Donna (Hoss) and Daryl Wells and Patricia (Hoss) Cornelson, and nephews Daniel Guerdet and Jim Wells.

Mass of Christian Burial befell at 10:30 a.m., Monday, Nov. 20, at All Saints Catholic Parish-St. Joseph Church, Le Mars. The Rev. Doug Klein celebrated Mass. Burial adopted in Calvary Cemetery, Le Mars. Visitation with the household current was started at 4 p.m., Sunday, on the church, with a Catholic Daughter’s rosary at 5:30 p.m. and a scriptural prayer service at 7 p.m. Visitation was additionally  one hour earlier than the Mass on Monday. 

Expressions of sympathy could also be directed to mauerjohnsonfh.com.


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