Thursday March 28th, 2013
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Marie Elsie MehlhaffCLERGY
Rev. Ron Shifley
Organist ~ Linda Kronaizl
Soloist ~ Patty Anderson
“On Eagle’s Wings”
“She Was Special to Me”
“How Great Thou Art”
Marie Elsie Mehlhaff was born on Saturday, January 7, 1928 near Menno, South Dakota to Fred and Martha (Guericke) Fischer and grew up in the Menno area. Marie was united in marriage to Clinton Mehlhaff on November 23, 1952 in Menno. They farmed near Kaylor and Marie was a farmwife until they moved into Scotland in 1968. She then worked at M-Tron in Yankton for nearly 20 years. Marie will be remembered for her baking, especially her chocolate chip cookies, pies and kuchen and her homemade ice cream. She also enjoyed embroidery, gardening and canning. Marie was a proud, devoted grandmother and loved spending time with her grandchildren. She was a member of the Scotland United Church of Christ. Marie died on Monday, March 25, 2013 at Landmann-Jungman Memorial Hospital in Scotland at the age of 85 years, 2 months and 18 days.
Grateful for having shared Marie’s life are her husband of 60 years, Clinton Mehlhaff of Scotland; three children: Marlene (Don) Harrington of Wagner, John (Jeanne) Mehlhaff of Mitchell, and Jack (Michelle) Mehlhaff of Sioux Falls; eight grandchildren, three step-grandchildren and one great-grandchild: three brothers: Ernest Fischer of Scotland, Helmuth (Ruby) Fischer of Scotland and Gebhardt (Marcella) Fischer of Menno; three sisters: Olga (Ruben) Mehlhaff of Tripp, Hildegard (Marvin) Mehlhaff of Yankton, and Bertha (Alton) Mettler of Menno; and a brother-in-law, Lawrence (Bonnie) Mehlhaff of Texas.
In addition to her parents, Fred and Martha Fischer, Marie was preceded in death by her parents-in-law, one sister: Lorentine (Erwin) Walz, and one sister-in-law, Ruth Fischer, and one brother-in-law, Erwin Walz.
My sympathy to each of you during this sad time.
Faye Burke Mar 27 2013 1:16 PM
Marlene and Family; Thinking of you ... Praying for you ... With our Sympathy and Love, Your Friends at Good Samaritan Society Wagner
Good Samaritan Society Wagner Friends Mar 27 2013 9:42 AM
We are so sorry to hear about Marie's death. Our prayers are with the family at this time. We will not be able to attend the funeral but our hearts will be there for you all.
Don & Betty Woehl Mar 27 2013 7:16 AM
My deepest sympothy to Great Uncle Clinton for his loss and to my Grandparents who lost a sister. I am thinking of you and keeping you all in my prayers. I love you. Take care. See you soon.
Sean, Shana (Mehlhaff) and Jenna Kruger Mar 26 2013 12:43 PM