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Elsie  Selma Lehr

January 22, 1916 — July 24, 2011

Rev. Richard Weeman
Organist ~ Delilah Hahn
Congregational Hymns
"I Know That My Redeemer Lives"
"Amazing Grace"
"I Am But a Stranger Here"
Norman Berndt
Jonas Hauck
Bob Reitz
Donald Hauck
John Jerke
LeRoy Weisser
Elsie Selma Lehr was born on Saturday, January 22, 1916 in Tyndall, SD to John and Christina (Schaefer) Hauck. She attended a country school up to the eighth grade. On Thursday, June 16, 1938, Elsie and Edwin Hubert Lehr were married by Rev. K.J. Stubbe at the Reformed Church. Elsie farmed with her husband and also was a homemaker. She enjoyed cooking and baking. Her organization and the running of a household was a talent of hers in where she found joy and satisfaction. Elsie loved gardening and her garden was the envy of her neighbors, friends, and family. She was active in the church where she belonged to bible study groups, and also as a member of the Ladies Aide.  In 2008, she moved from Tripp to Sioux Falls where she became a resident of Stoneybrook Suites Assisted Living. She later made her home at Bethany Nursing Home. Elsie passed away on Sunday, July 24, 2011 in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, having attained the age of 95 years, 6 months, and 2 days.
Elsie is survived by many nieces, nephews, cousins, and extended family.
Preceding her in death was her husband, Edwin Lehr, her parents, John and Christina Hauck, three brothers, Samuel Eugene Hauck, Emanuel Theodore Hauck, and Rueben Otto Hauck, and four sisters, Martha Margaretta Berndt, Mary Magladen Weidenbach, Leona Adiela Kotas, and Albina Hauck.
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Service Schedule

Past Services

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

3:00am - 7:00pm (Central time)

Goglin Funeral Home, Tripp

301 S Dobson St, Tripp, SD 57376

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Thursday, July 28, 2011

Starts at 11:00am (Central time)

Emmaus Lutheran Church

400 S Dobson, Tripp, SD 57376

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