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Marie Elsie Mehlhaff

July 1, 1928 — March 25, 2013

Rev. Ron Shifley
Organist ~ Linda Kronaizl
Soloist ~ Patty Anderson
“On Eagle’s Wings”
“She Was Special to Me”
Congregational Hymns
“How Great Thou Art”
“Amazing Grace”
Brandan Anderson
Laura Harrington
Hope Mehlhaff
Janae Mehlhaff
Dana Triebwasser
Wendy Zbanski
Paul Harrington
Jared Mehlhaff
Jeffrey Mehlhaff
Luke Mehlhaff
Blaine Triebwasser
Taylor Triebwasser
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.
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Thursday, March 28, 2013

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