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Berthold "Bert" Waldorf

January 17, 1934 — May 29, 2024

Sauk Centre, Minnesota

Berthold "Bert" Waldorf

Berthold J. “Bert” Waldorf, age 90 of Sauk Centre, died peacefully on Wednesday, May 29, 2024 at the Cura of Melrose Care Center in Melrose, Minnesota.

A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, June 3 at St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Sauk Centre with Rev. Mark Botzet officiating. Inurnment will be in the parish cemetery.

Visitation will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday at the church.

Berthold John Waldorf was born January 17, 1934 in Belgrade, Minnesota to John and Emma (Wuertz) Waldorf. On June 18, 1957, he married Lucille Hieserich at St. Paul's Catholic Church in Sauk Centre. Bert farmed near Sauk Centre until the late 60’s and then at Kraft where he worked for 27 years until his retirement. He also worked at Silver Fir Lumber Sales, Gambles, and worked as a groundskeeper at St. Michael’s Hospital in Sauk Centre.

He was a member of St. Paul's Catholic Church in Sauk Centre, Knights of Columbus, and St. Paul’s Catholic United Financial. Bert enjoyed farming, fishing, playing cards, and keeping his yard immaculate. 

Survivors include his children, Diane (David) Imdieke of Sauk Centre, Mark (Debbie) Waldorf of St. Louis Park, Brenda (Chris) Helsene of Shorewood, and Lori (Steve) Wischmann of St. Cloud; grandchildren, Nicholas (Kirstie) Helsene, Amber (Brett) Haider, Ashley (Tony) Grossman, Bradley Waldorf, Kyle (Abbi) Imdieke, Rachel Waldorf, and Mitchell Wischmann; and great-granddaughters, Hayden Haider, Rhea Grossman, Annabelle Imdieke, and Eloise Helsene.

Bert was preceded in death by his wife, Lucille Waldorf of August 1, 2015; parents; brothers, Raymond, Roman, Eugene, and Donald Waldorf; and sisters, Mathilda “Tillie” Buening and Dorothy Orth.


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