June Tietz


June TietzJune Tietz age 76 of Walnut Grove passed away Monday, October 30, 2017 at Valley View Manor in Lamberton. Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, November 3, 2017 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Walnut Grove.  Visitation will be 4:00-7:00 p.m. Thursday at the Walnut Grove Funeral Home.  Visitation will continue one hour prior to the service at the church.  Burial will be in the Walnut Grove Cemetery.  Online condolences may be sent at www.stephensfuneralservice.com.  Stephens Funeral Service – Walnut Grove Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

June Audrey (Zimmer) Tietz was born June 22, 1941 to Wilbert and Leona (Tordsen) Zimmer in Vesta, Minnesota.  She was baptized on July 13, 1941 and confirmed on May 29, 1955 at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Vesta.  June graduated from Redwood Falls High School in Redwood Falls, Minnesota on May 29, 1959.  On August 13, 1960 June married Kenneth Tietz at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Vesta.  They farmed in the Walnut Grove and Vesta areas.  June was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church and the Walnut Grove American Auxiliary.  She enjoyed watching her Minnesota Twins and Timberwolves.  June was always excited to play cards with her ladies, especially the game hand and foot.  She loved to cook and bake in the kitchen.  June was centered on family and loved all of her grand and great grandkids very much.

June is survived by her son Randy (Kris) Tietz of Walnut Grove and daughter Brenda (Tietz) (Bruce) Arndtson of Hastings; grandkids: Dustin (Darci) Tietz, Darren (Nicole) Tietz, Denise (Tyler) Clouse, and Cody Arndtson; great grandkids: Adryen Tietz, Landryk Tietz, Kennedy Tietz, Quintin Tietz, Hayden Tietz, Brooklyn Clouse and Joseph (J.J.) Clouse; sister Berniece Pischke of Vesta; brother Darold (Norma) Zimmer of Alexandria.  She is preceded in death by  her parents Wilbert and Leona (Tordsen) Zimmer, husband Kenneth Tietz, sister Dorothy Pischke, brother Merlin Zimmer, sister Maxine Meyer and brother-in-law Walter Pischke.


  1. Lisa Allen says

    Brenda, Bruce and family. I am saddened to hear about the passing of your mother at this time. My prayers and thoughts are with you at this time. Hoping beautiful memories of better times with her can help ease you through the hard times, now and as you grieve.

  2. Debbie Lonnee says

    Brenda and family: God bless your mom and your family. I’m so sorry for your loss. Think of all the memories you have and know that she is at peace with God in Heaven. Debbie

  3. My deepest condolences to the family. Remember you are not alone at this difficult time. “God is our refuge and strength, a help that is readily found in times of distress.” Psalm 46:1

  4. JoAnn Kern says

    Brenda, Bruce and Cody: My heart goes out to your family on the passing of your Mom. Knowing that all of her earthly pain and suffering is over will give you comfort, but only time will help you deal with the loss of her presence.
    Her wonderful spirit lives on in you, Brenda. JoAnn

  5. Brenda and Bruce Cody Randy Kris and family Thoughts are with you all tonight with hugs and love sent your way God has her in his hands Its ok to cry and miss her . Keep her memories alive and family together. Friends Love the Prestons Hastings Mn

  6. Randy and Kris: I can’t believe I didn’t hear about your mom until after the service. Please know that I will keep you and your families in my thoughts and prayers. She is free now!!

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