- January 27, 1922 - January 14, 2013
- Bismarck, North Dakota
of Wilhelmina's Passing
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Wilhelmina "Minnie" Klein, 90, Bismarck, was reunited with her husband Johnnie, on January 14, 2013. She died at the Baptist Home in Bismarck. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 12:00 Noon Friday, January 18, at Church of the Ascension, Bismarck, with Rev. Msgr. Gene Lindemann officiating. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Bismarck. Visitation will be held from 12:00 Noon – 7:00 pm Thursday, January 17, at Parkway Funeral Service, 2330 Tyler Parkway, Bismarck, where a vigil/rosary will begin at 7:00 pm. Visitation will continue one hour prior to the service at the church. Minnie was born January 27, 1922, in Artas, SD, the daughter of Joseph and Helen (Senger) Seiler. She was raised on the family farm near Artas, SD, and attended a rural school near their farm. Minnie married John Klein on June 4, 1945, at Zeeland, ND. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. Minnie and Johnnie were long-time members of St. Mary's Parish. Minnie is survived by one daughter, Maryn (Lloyd) Unser, Mandan; one son, Ken (Alice) Klein, Bismarck; her three grandsons, Daryl (Amber) Unser, Moorhead, MN, Craig Unser, Mandan, and Michael (Melanie) Unser, West Fargo, ND; her great-grandchildren, Heidi Unser and Thomas Unser, West Fargo, ND; Avry Unser and Alex Seigel, Moorhead, MN; one sister, Elizabeth Gnoinsky, Auburn, WA; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, John; her parents; two brothers, Joe and Mike Seiler; and three sisters, Helen Schneider, Annie Silbernagel and Evelyn Wald. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Church of St. Mary, Bismarck.