TRUMAN — Mary Agnes Patricia (Brain) Hoscheid of Truman passed away Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018, at St. Marys Hospital in Rochester, Minn., at the age of 85. Mass of Christian Burial will be 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 15, 2018, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Madelia. Inurnment will be held at a later date at Ridgelawn Memorial Park, rural Truman.
Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018, at Zaharia Family Funeral & Cremation in Truman, with a rosary at 7 p.m. Visitation will continue one hour prior to the service Monday at the church.
Zaharia Family Funeral & Cremation is entrusted with arrangements.
Mary was born Feb. 26, 1932, in Jersey City, N.J., to David and Mildred (Donnelly) Brain. She attended Catholic school in Jersey City and upon graduation was employed as a secretary at National Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) in New York City. She worked for NBC for two years.
Mary met Marvin Hoscheid of Truman in Miami, Fla., while on vacation with her mother when her mother brought home a sailor for her to meet. They dated for two years while Marvin was in the U.S. Navy, stationed at Norfolk, Va. They were married Sept. 12, 1953.
Mary enjoyed being a homemaker and taking care of the family, as well as babysitting out of her home for several families in and around Truman for many years.
Mary has been very active in her church as well as a den mother while Mark was in Scouting. She also supported Marvin in their business, as well as his involvement with the Knights of Columbus service.
Mary and Marvin loved the ocean and owned a home in New Port Richey, Fla., for 10 years where they spent the winter.
Mary was very an active member of St. Katherine’s Catholic Church; she was in CCW and the ladies circle, active in the CYO and a teacher of CCD for 16 years. Mary was a den mother for Cub Scouts as well as being interested in sewing, knitting, crafts with the craft of the month club, as well as a member of a card club in Truman.
Mary has been living with her daughter since October 2011.
Mary will be missed by all her family friends and everyone who knew her.
Mary is survived by her daughter, Mona Hoscheid; grandchildren, Angela (Joe) Terry, Christian (Blake) Dahlberg, Brian (Jen) Wymer, Jeremy (Jodi) Hoscheid, Patrick (Jaclyn) Hoscheid; great-grandchildren, Grace, Noah and Olivia Terry, Courtney, Mackenzie, Brady, Laney and Henry Dahlberg, Anna and Tanner Ellefson, Ruby, Nolan, and Ivy Wymer, Kayla, Cody and Janelle, Caleb and Ashley Hoscheid, Connor and Bella Hoscheid.
Mary was preceded in death her parents; husband, Marvin in 2005; son, Mark in 2003; brother, David; and half-siblings, Anthony and Margie; grandchildren, Chad Hoscheid in 1974, Riley Dahlberg in 2006, Shane Terry in 2010, and Suzie Shoemaker in 2014.