Amelia Uhrhammer

SHERBURN – Mass of Christian Burial for Amelia Uhrhammer, 93, of Sherburn, Minn., will be 11 a.m. Saturday, March 15, 2014, at St. Luke’s Catholic Church in Sherburn, Minn., with Father Brian Sutton as celebrant and Father Charles Quinn as co-celebrant. Burial will be in St. Luke’s Catholic Cemetery, Sherburn, Minn.

Amelia was called to her eternal rest on Sunday afternoon, March 9, 2014, at Temperance Lake Ridge Assisted Living in Sherburn, Minn. Visitation and a time of sharing memories with the Uhrhammer family will be held from 9-11 a.m. Saturday, March 15, 2014, in the parish center at St. Luke’s Catholic Church, Sherburn.

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Amelia Emma Studer was born Dec. 27, 1920, near Metamora, Ill., the daughter of Frank and Lena (Nauman) Studer. She received her early education in rural school located by Metamora, Ill. Amelia and her family moved to Sherburn, Minn., in 1928 where she completed her education, graduating in 1940 from Sherburn High School. After graduation, Amelia provided home care services for various families in the area until her marriage to Erwin John Uhrhammer. They were married on Sept. 2, 1946, at St. Luke’s Catholic Church in Sherburn, Minn. They settled down in Sherburn, and Amelia stayed busy raising a young family. Amelia continued to be an active member of St. Luke’s Catholic Church. She participated in the Council of Catholic Women, Hope Guild, taught CCD classes for a number of years, and was a member of the Catholic Bridge Club which she enjoyed immensely. Outside of church activities, she was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary, a Solo card club, and acted as a Girl Scout leader. After her own family was grown, Amelia started doing child care in the home which continued for 10 years. Amelia enjoyed doing mission sewing for the church, playing cards with her friends, and her home and garden. She was particularly fond of the time that she and Erwin had together traveling.

She is survived by her three children: Bonnie McLellan and her husband David of Burnsville, Minn., Doug Uhrhammer and his wife Marcia Goosen of Big Lake, Minn., and Dan Uhrhammer of Edina, Minn.; six grandchildren, Nathan and his wife, Julie Uhrhammer, April and husband, Keith Scheidt, Will Uhrhammer and fiance, Cyerra Hanson, Katie and her husband, Chris Johnson, Ryan and his wife, Kara McLellan, and Ross McLellan; three great-grandchildren, Zakkry, Scott and Anna; sister, Lucy Jensen of Rockford, Ill.; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Amelia was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Erwin J. Uhrhammer on April 26, 2006; and other relatives.