Mae Gusse, 87

Mae Gusse, 87, of Webster, died Thursday, Sept. 21, 2006, at the Northfield Hospital Long Term Care Center.

Mae Clarrissa Gusse was born April 27, 1919 on the family farm in New Market Township, Scott County, to Christopher and Mary (Tonsager) Markuson. She attended Scott County Public School District 65. She married Delmer Gusse on August 31, 1938 at Highview Christiania Lutheran Church. They farmed on his family farm for 43 years until Delmer's death in 1981. In 1983 Mae moved into Northfield and in March 2003 to the care center. She was a longtime member of St. John's Lutheran Church in Webster, where she was active with Ladies Aid and quilting. She was also a member of the Webster Mother's Club and the Northfield Senior Center. Her specialty was cooking and she also enjoyed playing cards, fishing, her flower garden, following the Minnesota Twins and her chickens.

She is survived by children, Gerald (Marion) Gusse, Bloomington and Mary (Randy) Quast, Chaska; six grandchildren and their families, Kevin (Julia) Gusse, Gabrielle, Jordan and A.J., Paula (Bryan) Hines, Jack and Ben, Valerie (Jeremy) Kilian, David Gusse (friend Jen Suek), Aaron Quast (friend Ann Higgens) and Amy Quast; a sister, Bernice Sorenson, Northfield; sisters-in-law, Clara Markuson, Elko and Emma Stiehl, Webster; and other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband; a sister, Myrtle Blohm; and a brother, Ernie Markuson.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 26 at St. John's Lutheran Church in Webster, with Rev. Harald Schoubye officiating. Interment was at St. John's Cemetery. Pallbearers were Kevin Gusse, Paula Hines, Valerie Kilian, David Gusse, Aaron Quast and Amy Quast.

Visitation was held from 3 to 7 p.m. Monday at the Benson & Langehough Funeral Home in Northfield, and on Tuesday at the church one hour prior to the funeral.

Memorials are preferred to the Northfield Hospital Long Term Care Center or St. John's Lutheran Church in Webster.

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