April 5, 1940 - January 22, 2016


Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, January 26, 2016 at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Sartell for Agatha A. “Aggie” Traut, age 75 of Sartell who passed away on Friday, January 22, 2016 at the St. Cloud Hospital. Reverend Robert Harren will officiate. Interment will take place at St. Francis Xavier Parish Columbarium in Sartell at a later date.

Family and friends may call from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Monday and after 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday at the St. Francis Xavier gathering space in Sartell. Parish prayers will be at 4:30 p.m. on Monday at the gathering space in Sartell. Arrangements were made by the Daniel Funeral Home, Sartell.

Aggie was born April 5, 1940 in St. Cloud, Minnesota to Emmanuel and Alma (Rudnicki) Pierskalla. She married Larry “Happy” Traut on July 21, 1959 at St. Columbkille Catholic Church in St. Wendel. The couple farmed in LeSauk Township until 1987. Aggie drove school bus for Trobec’s Bus Service and the Sartell School District #748. She was a member of St. Francis Xavier Parish, St. Monica’s Christian Women, St. Anthony’s Mission Group and Daughters of Isabella Stella Maris Circle #558.

Aggie enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, quilting, traveling, watching sports, and spending time with family especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Aggie is survived by her husband Larry “Happy”; daughters, Jackie (Bob) Steckling of Rice, Joan Mushel of Rice, Janelle (Jim) Willard of Circle Pines, Joyce (Tony) Tillemans of Sartell and Lynn (Terry) Thene of Sartell; eleven grandchildren, Amanda, Abby, Alex, David, Daniel, Michala, Sam, Madelyn, Adam, Brianna and Anthony; seven great grandchildren, Shelby, Preston, Elijah, Breya, Olivia, Gracey and Tucker; three sisters, Charlotte Mick of Rockville, Sharon Kostreba of Holdingford and Elaine Barrett of Sartell.

She was preceded in death by her parents; son-in-law, Paul Mushel; brother, David; and sister, Evelyn.