June 7, 1921 - August 12, 2014


Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, August 16, 2014 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in St. Joseph for Marie C. Reber, age 93, of St. Joseph who passed away on Tuesday, August 12, 2014 at Good Shepherd Nursing Home in Sauk Rapids, surrounded by her loving family. Reverend Dan Walz will officiate. Burial will take place in the Parish Cemetery.
Family and friends may call from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Friday at the Daniel Funeral Home in St. Joseph. Parish Prayers will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home in St. Joseph. Visitation will continue after 9:30 a.m. on Saturday at the Heritage Hall Parish Center.

Marie was born on June 7, 1921 in St. Joseph, Minnesota to Michael and Catherine (Fuchs) Warnert. She married Art Reber on September 18, 1950 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in St. Joseph. Marie was a homemaker all of her life as well as working at Kennedy Elementary School as a cook. She was a member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Christian Women, Eagles Auxiliary #622, and St. Cloud VFW Auxiliary #428.

She enjoyed camping, puzzles and playing cards. Marie was very dedicated to her faith.

Marie was a very devoted Wife, Mother, Grandmother, and Great-Grandmother.

Survivors include her children, Ann (Jerry) Schreifels of St. Joseph, Lois Weiman of Cold Spring, John Reber of St. Cloud, Steve (Anita) of St. Joseph, Sue (Tom) Dullinger of St. Joseph, Joan (Jay) Schmidt of St. Cloud and Paul Reber of St. Joseph; son-in-law, Jerry; 30 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Art in 2007; daughter, Mary Stangler in 2011; sisters and brothers, Rose Mayer, Lorraine Romain, Herman, Lenard, and Robert.

A Special Thank You to the Staff at both Good Shepard Nursing Home and Memory Cottages, and St. Croix Hospice for all the loving care given to Marie.