Wanda M. Hoiseth – Albert Lea Tribune


Wanda Hoiseth passed away on Wednesday August 4, 2021 at the age of 76. Visitations will be from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Monday, August 9, 2021 at Bayview Freeborn Funeral Home and one hour prior to the service on Tuesday. The memorial service will be held at 10:30 am at Grace Lutheran Church in Albert Lea on Tuesday August 10, 2021. Interment will be in Greenwood Cemetery in Glenville, MN.

Wanda M. Hoiseth

Wanda Marie (Wadding) Hoiseth was born September 20, 1944 to Harry and Myrtle (Haugrud) Wadding in Northwood, Iowa. She grew up in the Glenville area. On May 31, 1963, she was married to Michael Hoiseth. The couple took up residence in Albert Lea where they raised 5 children. Wanda lived in Albert Lea until the time of her death.

Wanda was a very nice person who lived her life to the fullest. She was an active member of the Eagles club and the Union Center. She loved children and even welcomed her four “best sons”: Chris, Mike, Santos and Frankie, camping and RV trips with Mike, Brian and Helen, the animals and the Vikings of Minnesota. Above all, family was the most important thing to her. They will always remember Wanda’s famous line, “That’s about all I’ve got.”

Wanda is survived by her husband of 58 years, Mike Hoiseth; daughter, Jodi (Chris Bless) Hoiseth and their children Steven, Amber (Eric) and Seth; son, Jim Hoiseth; son, Jason (Jenn) Hoiseth and their children Lexi (Sam) and Erika; her daughter Jen (Tom) Keller and their children Lyle, Michael and Alyssa (Logan); 8 great-grandchildren; sister Audrey (Marion) Mehus and several nieces, nephews and extended family.

She is predeceased by her parents; son, Jeff; sister, Ruth Steene, brothers Dale Wadding, Earl Wadding and Wayne Wadding.

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