Cleora Tembreull, age 87, passed away peacefully, with her family at her side, on October 2, 2021.
Cleora enjoyed walking and biking with her husband, Cletus. She was also an avid crocheter, gardener, and baker around the holidays. Over the years, Cleora became quite the fisherwoman. Cleora and Cletus were long time members of the Country Cousins Dancing Club.
She is survived by her husband, Cletus; children, Gwen Schauer and Douglas (Diane) Tembreull; grandchildren, Derek Tembreull and Carrissa Schauer; and siblings, Darlene Peine of Minneapolis, Bernice Peine of West St. Paul, JoAnne (Jerry) Poser of Cushing, Sharon Van Wilgen of Prior Lake, and Gary Motschke of Hillman.
Cleora is preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Margret Motschke; son-in-law, Tom Schauer; sisters, Elaine (Harry) Gross, Armella (Clarence) Tembreull, and Doris (Val) Schraut; brothers, Gervaise Motschke and Virgil Motschke; and bothers-in-law, Richard Peine, Odilo Peine, and Ken Van Wilgen.
A memorial mass will be held on Tuesday, October 12, 2021 at 11am at The Church of St. Rita (8694 80th St S, Cottage Grove) with visitation beginning at 10am. Interment will be at Cottage Grove Cemetery.