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“Maynard & family: So sorry to hear of Syvilla's passing. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Retain the wonderful memories her life. Ron & Mary...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: Ron Bushlack - Inver Grove Hts.,, MN

“So sorry to hear of syvillas passing. I enjoyed seeing her at classreunions, she was so proud of her family. To Maynard and family Remember the good...Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: Beverly Seurer - Eagan, MN

“Maynard we have heard of your sweet Syvilla and are sorry for your loss but happy for the many years y'all enjoyed together and the beautiful...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: Karee and Jason Jaeger - WY

“To the Stenzels:Our lives are a rich patchwork of things we've done and said, with memories of those we love outlined in seams and thread.Although it...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Katie Koziolek - MN - Friend

“Rest In Peace our dear friend. You were truly loved by everyocontact with youDeepest sympathy to the family. Shwas so very proud of her husband Rest...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: Jeannene & Jeannette Jensen & Ozanne

“So sorry to hear of Syvilla's passing. We were good buddies in high school. She will be missed. I planted a lavender bush in a flower pot today in...Read More »
6 of 10 | Posted by: Jeannene Jensen & Jeannette Ozanne See above - NV

“So sorry for your lose, Syvilla and I went to Lakeville high school together. I know how much she will be missed by her family. She loved her family...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: Janice Hammer Laine - Makinen, MN

“Maynard and FamilyOur deepest sympathy and prayers to you Maynard.Rememberin the old days..bowling with the all neighbors...the good times together....Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: Mary Beth and Gary Bushlack

“So sorry for your loss. You have our deepest sympathy. ”
9 of 10 | Posted by: Jean Ann (Schuster) Nowak - Emily, MN

“I am so sorry to hear of her passing. She trained me in at New Richland years ago. She was my mentor and one of the absolute sweetest people I have...Read More »
10 of 10 | Posted by: Nicole Swanson - Wells, MN


Syvilla Marie Stenzel, age 74, of New Richland, MN, died Saturday, February 4, 2017 at her home. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, February 10, 2017 at 10:30 AM, at St. Casimir Catholic Church in Wells, MN, with Fr. Andrew Vogel officiating. Visitation will be Thursday, February 9, 2017 from 4:00-7:00 PM at Bruss-Heitner Funeral Home in Wells, MN, and continue one hour prior to the service at the church. Interment will be at St. Casimir Cemetery.
Syvilla was born May 10, 1942, in Granite Falls, MN, the daughter of Ansil Jack Charles and Edna Roe Virginia (Skaug) Mills, and graduated from Lakeville High School. She was united in marriage to Maynard Stenzel August 19, 1961 at St. Casimir Church in Wells, MN, and to this union 5 children were born. Syvilla was a homemaker and helped Maynard farm. She also worked as a CNA in New Richland for many years. Syvilla loved to tend to her many gardens. She enjoyed crafts, making flower arrangements and wreaths. She always had a spotless home. Syvilla was a bird watcher, especially cardinals. She also had a collection of roosters, including her pet rooster, Soup. Syvilla and Maynard loved traveling to Florida and watching the sunsets together. Her grandchildren were her pride and joy.
She is preceded in death by her parents; brothers: Jack, Danny and Jerry.
Syvilla is survived by her husband of 55 years Maynard; children: Dawn (Gary) Strohman of Owatonna, MN, Donna Kay Nuss of Sarasota, FL, Jarrod (Kelly) Stenzel, Rosemount, MN, Dayna Besser of Ellendale, MN, Jason (Stacy) Stenzel of Waseca, MN; 17 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren and one on the way; siblings: Donna Jean of AR, Roger (Cindy) Mills of Rosemount, MN, and Tommy Mills of Farmington, MN; sister-in-law: Sylvia Mills of LA.