A celebration of life for Mary Stoll, 91 of Kalona will be held Monday, November 18, 2013 at 1:00 PM at the Kalona Mennonite Church with Pastor Scott Swartzendruber officiating. Visitation will be Sunday, November 17 from 3 – 7 PM at the Kalona Mennonite Church. A memorial service will be held on Friday, November 22, 2013 at 10:30 AM at the Lakeview Mennonite Church in Wolford, North Dakota. Burial will follow at the Lakeview Cemetery. A memorial fund has been established for the Lakeveiw Mennonite Church in Wolford, North Dakota and Gideon's International. Mary Stoll died Friday, November 15, 2013 at the University of Iowa Hospital following a brief illness.
The Peterseim funeral home is handling the local arrangements.
Mary (Helmuth) Stoll was born November 6, 1922 in Mylo, North Dakota, the daughter of Elmer and Amanda (Graber) Helmuth. She was united in marriage to Charles E. "Chuck" Stoll on March 30, 1941. Mary was a member of the Lakeview Mennonite Church in Lakeview, North Dakota and she had been attending the Kalona Mennonite Church since moving to Kalona five years ago.
She enjoyed sewing, quilting, reading and singing.
Survivors include six children and spouses; Kenneth (Sharon) Stoll of Elkhart, IN, Elsie (Wilbur) Mast of Riverside, IA, Judy (Bruce) Roberts of Elkhart, IN, Frank Stoll of Morris, IL, Charlotte (Ken) Lewis of Mobridge, SD, Geneva (Randy) Humble of Menoken, ND, 17 grandchildren, 34 great grandchildren and one great great grandson.
Preceding Mary in death were her parents, her husband, Chuck, three brothers; Ervin, Sylvan and Freddie Helmuth and one granddaugther; April Lewis.