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Obituary for Marcella "Joann Treinen (Reuter)

Marcella “Joann” Treinen, 90 years, of Fremont, NE passed away Friday, September 23, 2022 at Pathfinder Place. She was born on February 18, 1932 in Hospers, IA to Leo and Johanna (Stapenhorst) Reuter.

Joann grew up on a farm in Hospers. She worked as a waitress at Bishop’s in Sioux City, IA. On May 4, 1953, she married John “Johnny T.” Treinen at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Hospers. John worked for the railroad and they traveled around Nebraska during their first years of marriage. The couple lived in Valley, NE for several years, until moving to Fremont in 1964.

Joann was very involved with St. Patrick Church. She enjoyed helping with St. Pat’s women funeral lunch and helped with the parish festivals. She enjoyed watching the Kansas City Royals, loved cheering for the Nebraska Cornhuskers, and having coffee with her good friends. Her family and grandkids were the loves of her life, and she would babysit them over the years. Joann was an excellent baker and made many delicious pies and cakes.

She is survived by her son, Ron Treinen; daughters, Linda Treinen, Mary (Doug) Herold; and Ann Laaker; brother, Robert (Nancy) Reuter; sister Rosella Reuter; sister-in-laws, Barb Reuter and Pat Reuter; 6 grandchildren Greg, Vincent (Amber), Amber(Kirby) , Dusty, Cody, Dillon; and 2 great grandchildren, Felix and Autumn.

She was preceded in death by her parents; 2 brothers, Harold and Jerome; 3 sisters, Arlene (Fred) Lamphere, Alice (Bud) Holles, Viola (Don) Zenk.

A private family Funeral Mass will be held at St. Patrick Catholic Church. Visitation will be Monday, September 26, 2022 from 5-7 PM with a Rosary beginning at 7 PM at Moser Memorial Chapel in Fremont. Burial will take place at Calvary Cemetery in Fremont.

In Lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to St. Patrick Catholic Church or Bergan Schools.

Online condolences can be left at

Moser Memorial Chapel, 2170 N. Somers Ave., Fremont, NE 68025 402-721-4490