Armella T. Wall, 92, of Paynesville died Tuesday, July 23, 2019, at the Paynesville Hospital in Paynesville. Her Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 am Saturday, July 27, 2019, at St. Louis Catholic Church in Paynesville. Interment will be at the church cemetery. A visitation will be held Friday, from 4-7:00 pm at St. Louis Catholic Church and continue Saturday one hour prior to the service. Services are entrusted to Johnson Funeral Home in Paynesville.
Armella Theresa Wall was born May 2, 1927, on the family farm near Lake Henry, MN, the daughter of Bernard and Johanna (Gottwald) Jaeger. She grew up on the farm where she attended a small country school through the eighth grade. After her education, her family moved to Paynesville and she began working at Tucks Café.
On September 2, 1950, Armella was united in marriage to Donald Wall at St. Louis Catholic Church in Paynesville. This union was blessed with five sons and two daughters. The family made their home in Paynesville. After the youngest was off to school Armella began working at Young’s Bakery in Paynesville. She continued working there until her retirement 25 years later. On May 4, 2016, Don passed away. They shared in 65 years of marriage before his death.
Armella was a member of St. Louis Catholic Church in Paynesville, where she was active in the Christian Mothers. She enjoyed reading, gardening, word puzzles, watching the Twins and Timberwolves, and she loved watching birds. Above all else Armella loved spending time with her family, especially seeing her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Armella T. Wall died July 23, 2019, at the age of 92. She is survived by her children: Jerome (Cindy) Wall of Brooklyn Park, Marian (Roy) Othoudt of Cold Spring, Dennis Wall of Paynesville, Daniel (Lori) Wall of Paynesville, Janet (Daniel) Jaeger of Maple Grove, and Kevin (Tammy) Wall of Paynesville, 19 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her sisters, Sylvia Bauer of Waite Park, and Rosina Welters of Swanville; and many nieces and nephews.
Armella was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Don; son, Gary; and sister, Marie.