Loretta Hoemberg

Loretta Mary (Kasper) Hoemberg, 87, of Staples, passed away on June 2, 2017, at the Lakewood Care Center, Staples.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held June 10 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Staples at 11 a.m. Visitation will be Friday, June 9 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Brenny Funeral Chapel, Staples and one hour prior to services at the church. 

Arrangements were by  Brenny Funeral Chapel, Staples.

On March 4, 1930, with the help of a midwife, Loretta was born at home on the family farm in Fawn Lake Township to Christine (Gettl) and Matthew Kasper. Growing up she attended country school until eighth grade. After beginning work right out of school, she married Ernie Brastad. Ernie passed away in 1949. Loretta was remarried in 1960 to Paul Hoemberg. She worked as a CNA for several years until deciding to become a homemaker. She enjoyed gardening and spending time with her family. 

Loretta is survived by three sons, Howard Brastad, Aldrich, Greg (Julie) Hoemberg, St. Cloud and Darrell (Lisa) Hoemberg, Bertha; one daughter, Laurie Keller, Sauk Rapids; seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren and one sister Florence Avery of Staples.

She was preceded in death by her parents; first husband; one daughter, Paula Hoemberg in 1975; husband, Paul Hoemberg in 1997 and 14 siblings.

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