Juanita Sylvia Boldt, 88, Mankato, died Monday, July 23, 2018

Juanita Sylvia Boldt, 88, Mankato, died Monday, July 23, 2018 at Mayo Clinic Health System-Mankato. Funeral services were held on Thursday, July 26 at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in North Mankato. Visitation was held on Wednesday at Woodland Hills Funeral Home.

Juanita was born June 7, 1930 in St. James, to Hugo and Louise Kreisch. She grew up and attended school in St. James. On July 2, 1948 she married Dennis Raymond Boldt. The couple lived in Mountain Lake until moving to Mankato in 1967. Besides taking care of her family she worked at Frank’s Café in Mankato and also Mankato Corp. Juanita was a wonderful cook and baked the best chocolate chip cookies. She loved being with her family and cherished having children and babies in her life.

Juanita is survived by her husband for 70 years, Dennis; children: Gerald (Louise) Boldt, League City, Tex., Patricia (Arne) Martinson, Allen Tex., Constance (Jody) Tedesco, Reno, Nev., Stephen (Jenny) Boldt, Big Lake, Chris (Mike) Krietzer, St. Cloud, Carolyn (Doug) Johnson, Aitkin, Jason (Ann) Boldt, Pine City; 15 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren and one great-great grandson; Juanita is also survived by her many friends and neighbors who helped take care of her. She was preceded in death by her parent, grandchildren: Rachel Johnson and Byron Tedesco; one brother, Arno; sisters: Erna, LeNora, Viola, Lucille.